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In Search of Moby Dick: Quest for the White Whale

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Herman Melville's novel MOBY DICK immortalised the concept of a battling white sperm whale, but did such a creature really exist? Acclaimed explorer and writer Tim Severin travelled to the islands of the Pacific to find out. From Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas archipelago to Pamilacan and Tonga, Severin compares myth with reality in a fascinating journey of discovery. Along the way he investigates the real extent of Melville's whaling experience, and unearths other potential sources for his famous story; encounters the ...

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In Search Of Moby Dick: Quest for the White Whale
2000, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349112336

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In Search of Moby Dick: Quest for the White Whale
1999, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316645959

Hardcover

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