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Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick
Author: Herman Melville
No American masterpiece casts quite as awesome a shadow as Melville's monumental Moby Dick.  Mad Captain Ahab's quest for the White Whale is a timeless epic--a stirring tragedy of vengeance and obsession, a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral ambiguity.  It is the greatest sea story ever told....  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553213119
ISBN-10: 0553213113
Publication Date: 3/1/1981
Pages: 704
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  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 111 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
If I had not ended up with two copies of this book, I would not part with this. One of the great novels of American literature for a reason. Suprisingly easy-to-read in spite of years of complaints from college students. If you read no other book in the English language, read this!
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Helpful Score: 1
A classic I wanted to reread. Still a good read.
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Now I understand why this has been called "the greatest work of fiction in the English language." This book has taken me to one great adventure.
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