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Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 1967

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Melvi

Melville, Herman

Summary: Melville wrote of his masterpiece, "It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be woven of ships' cables and hawsers. A Polar wind blows through it, and birds of prey hover over it." In part, Moby-Dick is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Jones, Ben

Summary: "Brendan Kane is a dreamy, directionless young man in 1860's New England. Inspired by a traveling recruiter, he signs up for the Union cause and experiences the full horrors of the Civil War. He deserts, drifting north into the draft riots in New York and , finally, meets his fate in the form of the Narthex, a strangely shaped vessel anchored in the harbor of a whaling town."-Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JON

McGuire, Ian.

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Summary: The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged retelling of the adventures of a young seaman when he joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MEL

Gunning, Sally.

Summary: When Lyddie Berry's husband is lost in a whaling disaster, she becomes the dependent of her ruthless son-in-law, who tries to take everything she and her husband had worked for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Gunning

Gunning, Sally.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GUN

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Captain Ahab takes his crew on a mission to find Moby Dick, the great white whale that crippled him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Young, Ed

Summary: A bedtime story of a whale hunt inspired by the classic tale of the hunt for Moby Dick, here with a new twist. Deep in the dark ocean, Mighty Moby lurks. Up above the ocean waves, a one-legged captain pursues the whale he clashed with long ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAC

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOU

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1991

Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.M. Dent 1993

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Holling, Clancy.

Summary: An ivory gull carved by Ezra Brown in 1832 brings luck to four generations of his family as they travel on the seas and in the air.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton 1948

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Frederick,Heather Vogel

Summary: Following their mother's death in Nantucket, Captain Goodspeed brings twelve-year-old Patience and six-year-old Tad aboard his whaling ship, where a new crew member incites a mutiny and Patience puts her mathematical ability to good use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC Frede

Ould, Chris

Summary: When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides. As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P OUL

Murphy, Jim

Summary: In 1874, Brian Doyle records in his diary how he ran away from his home in San Francisco, joined the crew of a whaling ship, and endured storms, hostile shipmates, and being stranded in the Arctic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Murphy

Melville, Herman

Summary: A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mel

Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Melville, Herman

Summary: A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1987

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Melville 1987

Woodman, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sheridan House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Poe, Edgar Allan

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 0000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC POE

Melville, Herman

Summary: A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale, who defied capture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dalmatian Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Melville 2005

O'Neill, Alexis

Summary: A little girl with a big voice who lives in a nineteenth-century whaling town finds a way to be useful and happy aboard a sailing ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ONE