Moby Dick : or, The whale
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Published:
New York : Modern Library, [1950].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxxi, 565 pages ; 19 cm.
Status:
Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction
Fiction Melvill
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Description

Illustrated by Rockwell Kent * Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read First published in 1851, Herman Melville's masterpiece is, in Elizabeth Hardwick's words, "the greatest novel in American literature." The saga of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal pursuit of the white whale remains a peerless adventure story but one full of mythic grandeur, poetic majesty, and symbolic power. Filtered through the consciousness of the novel's narrator, Ishmael, Moby-Dick draws us into a universe full of fascinating characters and stories, from the noble cannibal Queequeg to the natural history of whales, while reaching existential depths that excite debate and contemplation to this day.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0679600108
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.3, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1200

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Bibliography
"Bibliographical note": p. xvii.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Melville, H. (1950). Moby Dick: or, The whale. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. 1950. Moby Dick: Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, Moby Dick: Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library, 1950.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library, 1950. Print.

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