Ahab's Wife, Or, The Star-gazer
Una Spenser is sent away as a child to live in a lighthouse, but runs away to sea disguised as a cabin boy, going on to encounter disasters, murder, romance and marriage to Captain Ahab, whom the reader sees through Una's eyes before the white whale takes his leg and sends him mad.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - m.belljackson - LibraryThing
Ahab's Wife leads off with compelling first chapters and a strong forward momentum. Early plot and characters are mesmerizing though abstract thinking and dialogue often seem beyond the reach of kids ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rascalstar - LibraryThing
Loved this book, which is rich in detail and spans a long period of time and several locations. It's written from the viewpoint of a girl as she grows up and her most unusual experiences, much of it ... Read full review