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Author Faiella, Graham.
Title Moby Dick and the whaling industry of the 19th century / Graham Faiella.
Pub Info New York : Rosen Central Primary Source, c2004.
book jacket
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 813.3 FAIE     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - Juvenile  J 813 FAI     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 64 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Series Looking at literature through primary sources
Looking at literature through primary sources.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 1 1 83914
Summary Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Herman Melville's novel, Moby Dick, which was published in the 1850s and based on the author's own experience at sea.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
Contents The life of Herman Melville -- Moby Dick : the story -- Moby Dick : the inspiration -- 19th-century New England whaling -- A 19th-century Yankee whaling voyage.
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century.
Sea stories, American -- History and criticism.
Whaling in literature.
Whales in literature.
ISBN 0823945057 (library binding)
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