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Bartleby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Short
This is the story of Bartleby, a down and out accountant on a mission to avenge the deaths of his wife and daughter. It is very loosely based on the incredible short story, "Bartleby, the Scrivener" by Herman Melville, and appears here in the form of a short film script.
Toys from my Attic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This collection of art, short prose, poetry, and drama is a wonderful way to see the many sides of Russell Connor. Known primarily as a painter, this work provides evidence that his talents don't stop on the canvas. One section of this book has been removed to fit the ebook requirements. Anyone caring for this missing material should email the publisher, who will send it to him or her free.
The Life and Times of Herman Melville
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Melville's Moby-Dick is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote--what inspired the man who wrote it? Find out in this short biography about Herman Melville.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Dead to Rights: A Circularity of Glosas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Ladies and gentlemen, step right up, don’t be shy, and enter the rhyming gyre of glosas, forty-four line rock operas, poetic pas de deux, created by troubadours of the medieval Spanish courts. Dead to Rights: A Circularity of Glosas features 18 dramatic mini-tales, introduced by quatrains and philosophies that include Poe, Milton & Dickens; spun to effervescence by the spirited Alain C. Dexter.
Discussion Questions: Moby Dick
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Series: Discussion Questions, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / health & sexuality
This is a set of 50 discussion questions for Herman Melville's, Moby Dick." This is a very short handbook and is approximately 900 words long. It contains ONLY discussion questions. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or pub
Moby Dick Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
The hunt for a gigantic whale. You can't get more exciting than that. Herman's Melville's "Moby Dick" has long been considered one of the greatest American novels ever wrote. If you want to introduce your children to the classic work, then this is the perfect book. It takes the structure and plot of Melville’s work and puts it into a language and format that younger kids will understand. KidLit
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
Words of Wisdom: Herman Melville
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 20. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The short stories and novels written by Herman Melville have kept readers amused for several decades. He was a well travelled person, so consequently a keen observer of human behavior. His works have been popular in all age groups of readers. The most unique feature of his writing is his command over language and precise selection of words.
Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces Annotated by Lisa Shea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
While Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in 1861 the American Civil War began. Melville had years of experience sailing on whaling ships and immediately went to enlist in the Navy. He was chagrined when he was turned down for health reasons. He would be forced to sit out this important war. So, instead, he turned to recording his thoughts on it in poetry.