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Moby Dick

Herman Melville

Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab seeks one specific whale, Moby-Dick, a white whale of tremendous size and ferocity. Comparatively few whaling ships know of Moby-Dick, and f...
Publish Date
July 9
First Published in 1851
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Oct 24, 2011
Jobs told me that "Moby-Dick" was among his favorite books and he reread it a lot when he was a teen.      source
Apr 03, 2018
It's obviously a book filled with symbolism.      source
Feb 14, 2019
Reading can improve our competence in empathy and reduce unconscious bias, among other benefits. Here are a few book recommendations to guide you in this endeavor. #emotionalintelligence #empathy #EI      source
Nov 28, 2020
@DabenoCrow ive read and loved older books! moby dick is my favorite book. stoker just isnt that good a writer!      source
Jan 18, 2020
@chick_in_kiev I would really enjoy it if you did the podcast. Really really. It's such a good book.      source