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In Search of Moby Dick: Quest for the White Whale (used HC)

Listed In Category: Books & Magazines > Non-Fiction
Secondary Category: Books & Magazines > Biography & Autobiography
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Classified Id LMFYLYLA
Asking Price $ 8.50 USD per item
Quantity 1 item (used condition)
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Renewed Date30-Jun-2015 10:15:04 AM EST
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Ivybeth member since 22-dec-2005
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Author: Tim Severin; List Price: $24.00; Format: Hardcover; ISBN: 0465076963; Release Date: March 2000; Publisher: Basic Books; Length: 212 pages. Condition: Very Good. Has a small remainder mark at the very bottom and significant shelfdust. Jacket and cover are both still in overall good shape, binding is strong, and pages are otherwise unmarked.

Synopsis

Tim Severin travels to the island of Nuku Hiva in French Polynesia, where Herman Melville ended up in 1842. From his investigations Severin concludes that MOBY-DICK came largely out of that experience and, more specifically, out of the islanders' beliefs about whales. He includes a great deal of information about the Polynesians' methods of whale hunting and about how young Polynesian men come of age in the process.

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