The Resource Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell

Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell

Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel
Title
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
Title variation
  • Ahab's wife
  • Star-gazer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The adventures of Una Spenser who went to sea disguised as a cabin boy. Shipwrecked, she marries one of the survivors, then falls in love with Captain Ahab, a man obsessed with a white whale. She becomes involved in fighting slavery and in women's rights
Cataloging source
DLC
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Naslund, Sena Jeter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.A827
LC item number
A76 1999
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wormell, Christopher
  • Melville, Herman
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ship captains' spouses
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
  • Women
  • Whalers' spouses
Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick
Contents
  • A Diffieult Farewell
  • The Giant
  • Winters. Summers
  • New Bedford
  • Boston
  • The Petrel
  • A Storm at Night
  • The Brightness of Brightness
  • A Rose
  • Our Lady of the Roeks
  • A Mild Blue Day
  • The Return of the Petrel, with Three Letters
  • A Comb
  • The Fourth Letter
  • The Camel
  • The Sea-Faney Inn
  • The Sussex
  • The Cabin Boy
  • The Companion
  • Captain Coffin's Story--Secondhand
  • A Whaleboat by Moonlight
  • The Dirge
  • Captain Morrell's Story--Thirdhand
  • Captain Ahab's Story--My First Acquaintance with Him
  • Aloft
  • "Pardon Me"
  • Reunion
  • Revelation
  • Sea Storms
  • The Frost Wind
  • Collision
  • The Course
  • The Crossing
  • The Distance of the Stars
  • The Sentence
  • What Do You Fetch for Your Mouth?
  • The Beginning of the Debate
  • Father and Son
  • The Human Animal
  • The Alba Albatross
  • Ganglion
  • Postscript on the Above
  • Soaring
  • Reverie
  • Portrait of a Virgin Listening
  • Icarus
  • The Test
  • The Funeral
  • The Contest
  • I Am Married
  • Aboard the Pequod
  • The Hurricane House
  • Ahab's Jottings
  • Kit's Ruminations
  • The Window
  • Starbuck Introduces Himself
  • Ahab Overheard
  • A Letter to the Lighthouse
  • Poor Kit's a-Cold
  • Arctic
  • Ahab in His Cabin
  • Aloft, the Pequod
  • Starbuck: Ship's Log
  • Starbuck Communes with Mary, His Wife
  • In the Steward's Pantry
  • The Steamboat
  • Ahab's Comfort
  • Nantucket--the Faraway Isle
  • Ahab Prepares for the Next Voyage
  • Breakfast
  • Shame
  • B'twixt
  • The Paddlewheel
  • The Island
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 668 p.
Isbn
9780688171872
Lccn
99022135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1568784-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1568784
  • (Sirsi) o41176629
  • (OCoLC)41176629
Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
Link
Publication
Note
A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick
Contents
  • A Diffieult Farewell
  • The Giant
  • Winters. Summers
  • New Bedford
  • Boston
  • The Petrel
  • A Storm at Night
  • The Brightness of Brightness
  • A Rose
  • Our Lady of the Roeks
  • A Mild Blue Day
  • The Return of the Petrel, with Three Letters
  • A Comb
  • The Fourth Letter
  • The Camel
  • The Sea-Faney Inn
  • The Sussex
  • The Cabin Boy
  • The Companion
  • Captain Coffin's Story--Secondhand
  • A Whaleboat by Moonlight
  • The Dirge
  • Captain Morrell's Story--Thirdhand
  • Captain Ahab's Story--My First Acquaintance with Him
  • Aloft
  • "Pardon Me"
  • Reunion
  • Revelation
  • Sea Storms
  • The Frost Wind
  • Collision
  • The Course
  • The Crossing
  • The Distance of the Stars
  • The Sentence
  • What Do You Fetch for Your Mouth?
  • The Beginning of the Debate
  • Father and Son
  • The Human Animal
  • The Alba Albatross
  • Ganglion
  • Postscript on the Above
  • Soaring
  • Reverie
  • Portrait of a Virgin Listening
  • Icarus
  • The Test
  • The Funeral
  • The Contest
  • I Am Married
  • Aboard the Pequod
  • The Hurricane House
  • Ahab's Jottings
  • Kit's Ruminations
  • The Window
  • Starbuck Introduces Himself
  • Ahab Overheard
  • A Letter to the Lighthouse
  • Poor Kit's a-Cold
  • Arctic
  • Ahab in His Cabin
  • Aloft, the Pequod
  • Starbuck: Ship's Log
  • Starbuck Communes with Mary, His Wife
  • In the Steward's Pantry
  • The Steamboat
  • Ahab's Comfort
  • Nantucket--the Faraway Isle
  • Ahab Prepares for the Next Voyage
  • Breakfast
  • Shame
  • B'twixt
  • The Paddlewheel
  • The Island
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 668 p.
Isbn
9780688171872
Lccn
99022135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1568784-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1568784
  • (Sirsi) o41176629
  • (OCoLC)41176629

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