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    ContributionsMaryann Plunkett (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7645447M
    ISBN 100671046446
    ISBN 109780671046446
    OCLC/WorldCa42711353


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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer: A Novel Sena Jeter Naslund, Author, Christopher Wormell, Illustrator William Morrow & Company $28 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Ahab's Wife is a breathtaking, magnificent, and uplifting story of one woman's spiritual journey, informed by the spirit of the greatest American novel, but taking it beyond tragedy to redemptive triumph. Beautifully written, filled with humanity and wisdom, rich in historical detail, authentic and evocative, Melville's spirit informs every page of her tour de force.

Ahab's Wife or The Star Gazer Sena Jeter Naslund, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last.

This is destined to be remembered as one of the most-recognized first sentences in literature—along with "Call me Ishmael.". Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Maslund is the story of a woman named Una whose life was dominated by the sea from an early age.

She disguises herself as a boy and runs away to sea to work as a cabin boy and has many adventures. She watches her husband, Captain Ahab, go into madness after losing his leg to the whale Moby Dick.

Nothing in Naslund’s previous fiction (The Disobedience of Water, p. etc.) prepares us for this extraordinary tale: a ravishingly detailed re-creation of the worlds of 19th-century antebellum America and of Melville’s seminal Moby Dick.

The protagonist, and primary Ahabs Wife book, is Una Spenser (whose bookish mother named her after the heroine of The Faerie Queene), whom we first meet in Author: Sena Jeter Naslund. Ahab's Wife is sustenance for the mind and the soul.

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Nice twist. The heroine is a strong, brave, interesting woman. She is flawed, which is in large part what makes her interesting. She makes good choices, makes poor s: A magnificent, vast, and enthralling saga, Sena Jeter Naslund's Ahab's Wife is a remarkable epic spanning a rich, eventful, and dramatic life.

Inspired by a brief passage in Moby Dick, it is the story of Una, exiled as a child to live in a lighthouse, removed from the physical and emotional abuse of a religion-mad father. It is the romantic adventure of a young woman setting sail in a cabin /5(68).

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman book is the sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee.

A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, Moby-Dick was published Author: Herman Melville. Author Naslund takes up the tale of the young wife Ahab mentions but briefly in Moby Dick. It takes place during and after the loss of the Pequod during its fatal hunt for the great White Whale and is the first-person memoir of Una book is so literary, so well crafted for its subject that I can't believe it was written in and not in the late ' by: 9.

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We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find. 3 letter words HAG - PIG 4 letter words DRAB - FURY - JADE - SLUT - TART - VAMP. This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-gazer.

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A Book-of-the-Month Club main selection, with a huge first printing, it may well turn out to be. Free download or read online Ahabs Wife, or The Star-Gazer pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 22ndand was written by Sena Jeter Naslund.

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The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Captain Ahab 4/5. Captain Ahab is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick ().

He is the monomaniacal captain of the whaling ship a previous voyage, the white whale Moby Dick bit off Ahab's leg, and he now wears a prosthetic leg made out of whalebone.

The whaling voyage of the Pequod ends up as a hunt for revenge on the whale, as Ahab forces the crew. 35 quotes from Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer: ‘If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk Home My BooksCited by: 9.

While Ahab sulked about it in his palace, his wife arranged Naboth’s murder. Once the vineyard’s owner was out of the way, King Ahab took the vineyard for himself. Elijah came to Ahab and told him the Lord would deal with him by cutting off all his descendants.

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Inspired by a brief passage in Moby Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an entirely new universe - an epic-scale, enthralling, and compelling saga, spanning a.

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At once a family drama, a romantic adventure, and a portrait of a real and loving marriage, Ahab's Wife gives new perspective on the American experience. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

AHAB’S WIFE or, The Star-Gazer a novel by SENA JETER NASLUND Illustrations by Christopher Wormell In Token Of My Admiration and Affection This Book Is Inscribed To John C. Morrison Contents E-Book Extras Praise for Sena Jeter Naslund's Ahab's Wife or, The Star-Gazer List of Illustrations Extracts xvii 1 A Mild Blue Day 2 The Dirge 1 At once a family drama, a romantic adventure, and a portrait of a real and loving marriage, Ahab's Wife gives new perspective on the American experience.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more. But Naboth refused to sell it to him because it was against Jehovah’s Law to sell inherited land. Did Ahab respect Naboth for doing the right thing.

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A gorgeously written, gritty, sensual novel that captures a new Joan of Arc - /5(3). Ahab's Wife was a main selection of the Book of the Month Club, chosen by Time magazine as one of the top five novels ofselected by Book Sense as one of the top five books of the year, chosen by the New York Times as a Notable Book ofand chosen as a Best Book by Publishers Weekly.

Ahab's Wife is being reprinted in Australia and. Ahab''s Wife is a breathtaking, magnificent, and uplifting story of one woman''s spiritual journey, informed by the spirit of the greatest American novel, but taking it beyond tragedy to redemptive triumph.

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Ahab's Wife Or, The Star-Gazer Sena Jeter Naslund Review by Adam Dunn. October Ahab's Wife is bound to be remembered as an epic. At almost pages and spanning roughly the first half of the 19th century, the novel follows the life of a rather atypical woman named Una, whose curiosity and native intelligence push her beyond.From the opening line—"Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last"—you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero.

Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and comp.