Moby Dick

CD - unabridged
(18 CDs)
Product Number: C2481KC
Released: 01 May, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402570957
Narrator(s): Frank Muller
Publisher: W F Howes
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Its famous opening line, "Call me Ishmael," dramatic in its stark simplicity, begins an epic that is widely regarded as the greatest novel ever written by an American. Labeled variously a realistic story of whaling, a romance of unusual adventure and eccentric characters, a symbolic allegory, and a drama of heroic conflict, Moby Dick is first and foremost a great story. It has both the humor and poignancy of a simple sea ballad, as well as the depth and universality of a grand odyssey. When Melville's father died in 1832, the young man's financial security went too. For a while he turned to school-mastering and clerking, but failed to make a sustainable income. In 1840 he signed up on the whaler, Acushnet, out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was just 21. A whaler's life turned out to be both arduous and dangerous, and in 1842, Melville deserted ship. Out of this experience and a wealth of printed sources, Melville crafted his masterpiece.

Author(s): Herman Melville
Original Publish Date: 01 May, 2004

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Author(s): Herman Melville
Product Number WEB360073
Released: 11 Jul, 2013
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781620281024
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB303760
Released: 28 Dec, 2012
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
ISBN: #9781625584595
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Product Number WEB38834
Released: 11 Oct, 2013
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781304384256
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB331802
Released: 01 Jan, 2018
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Publisher: Alma Classics
ISBN: #9780714547534
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Product Number WEB146872
Released: 11 Oct, 2016
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Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781504041195
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Product Number WEB299165
Released: 23 Apr, 2015
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
ISBN: #9781471137235
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB386449
Released: 04 Sep, 2018
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: #9781681779133
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Narrator(s): Norman Dietz
Product Number OB24230
Released: 29 Mar, 2010
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
ISBN: #9781400196012
CD
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Author(s): Herman Melville
Narrator(s): William Hootkins
Product Number CX1355
Released: 01 May, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407482880

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