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Typee
Typee
Author: Herman Melville
Typee (originally subtitled A Peep at Polynesian Life), catapulted Herman Melville to fame at the age of 27 upon its publication in 1846. Ostensibly a novel, the story is closely based on the author's four-month sojourn with a group of South Sea Islanders, the Typees, after he and a companion deserted their whaling ship. Initially the two Americ...  more »
ISBN: 244701
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 389
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Publisher: Book-of-the-month Club, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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