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Moby Dick or The White Whale

(Moby Dick or The Whale )


Author(s):Herman Melville
Illustrator(s):Mead Schaeffer
Publisher(s): Dodd, Mead & Co.
Year Published: circa 1922
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
Fiction - novel
Sea Stories
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 540
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 27114470


Moby Dick or The White Whale has a good claim to the title of The Great American Novel. Based on the story of the Essex, whaler, destroyed by a whale in the southern Pacific Ocean, Melville draws on his own experiences as a seaman. Read online at Hathitrust.

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