Moby Dick, Or, The White Whale

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Oxford University Press, May 1, 2002 - Readers - 92 pages
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Moby Dick is a vast and dangerous white whale. An enemy for many years after the whale bit off his leg, the crazed Captain Ahab is obsessed with his quarry. Together with his extraordinary crew, Ahab braves the oceans of the world to hunt the fearsome Moby Dick. * Geraldine McCaughrean is one of the most distinguished living children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award (twice), and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Geraldine's most recent best-selling novel The Kite Rider was published to universal acclaim in March 2001
  

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Contents

The Tattooed Harpooner
1
The Gold Dubloon
9
Ahabs Demons
17
The Kraken Rises
24
Pip Jumps
32
Ambergris
42
Queequeg fs Canoe
51
Bad Omens
58
Unhappy Rachel
67
Moby Dick
74
On the Third Day He Rises
82
Epilogue
92
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Geraldine McCaughrean is one of the most distinguished living children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award (twice), and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

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