The Resource Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)

Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)

Label
Moby Dick
Title
Moby Dick
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This nineteenth-century classic is at once a thrilling adventure, a timeless allegory, and "the greatest of American novels" ( The Atlantic Monthly ). Despite strange warnings, Ishmael, a young schoolteacher from Manhattan, signs up for a voyage aboard the Pequod , a whaling ship departing from New Bedford, Massachusetts. While on shore, he strikes up a friendship with Queequeg, a tattooed South Seas cannibal. The unlikely friends are hired for the journey--only to discover their commander will be Captain Ahab, a brooding, one-legged, tyrannical old man fixated on avenging Moby Dick, the great white whale who crippled him. Along with the rest of the crew, including unforgettable characters like the intellectual first mate Starbuck who risks standing up to Ahab, cheerful second mate Stubb, and African harpooner Daggoo, Ishmael sets out for a hair-raising adventure laden with danger and nameless horrors. As they dare to challenge God's most dreaded creation and nature's indifference to human survival, their fate lies with their monomaniacal captain, whose obsession can only lead to tragedy. Considered a masterpiece of American literature, Moby Dick --from its famous first line, "Call me Ishmael," to its dramatic climax--has fascinated generations of readers
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Dewey number
813.36
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)
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Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTI5ODg1NTE0
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm00000016
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http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Extent
1 online resource (544 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504041195
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781504041195
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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