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The Resource Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent

Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent

Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale
Title
Moby Dick, or, The whale
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Title variation
Whale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture. October 18th, 2001, marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of the greatest novel in American literature. The Modern Library trade paperback edition exclusively features the timeless illustrations of Rockwell Kent, an Introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick, commentary by Herman Melville and William T. Porter, contemporary reviews from John Bull and The Critic, endnotes, and a reading group guide
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Summary
The story of the ill-fated voyage of a whaling ship led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in search of the white whale that had crippled him
Writing style
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
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005128
Cataloging source
DLC
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1819-1891
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Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.M6 1992
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1150
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
  • A Modern library giant
  • The Modern library of the world's best book
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  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Whaling ships
  • Ship captains
  • Mentally ill
  • Whaling
  • Whales
  • Psychological fiction
  • Adventure stories
  • Sea stories
Target audience
adult
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or, The whale
Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed.
Extent
xxxv, 822 p.
Isbn
9780679600107
Isbn Type
(recycled, acid-free paper)
Lccn
92050222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679600107
  • (OCoLC)25788271
Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed.
Extent
xxxv, 822 p.
Isbn
9780679600107
Isbn Type
(recycled, acid-free paper)
Lccn
92050222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679600107
  • (OCoLC)25788271

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