Fireflies

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iUniverse, Nov 18, 2004 - Fiction
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"Fireflies" is a modern rendering of Moby Dick, with most of the prominent characters and incidents from that work included, though somewhat transformed. Ahab and Ishmael have become two Jewish sisters from Brooklyn: Queequeg, a reformed Harlem drug dealer, and Pip, a deaf Indonesian dancer. Starbuck, Flask, Stubb, and even Bulkington, Feddalah, and Father Mapple are all here to partake in this adventure.

But whereas Ahab strikes out in rage at a malevolent cosmos, symbolized by the white whale that crippled him, Maggie

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