Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

Melville, Herman

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Éditeur
Penguin Classics
Pages
304
Parution
juillet 2007
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
196 × 131 × 20 cm
EAN
9780143104926
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Chronicles the tumultuous events aboard a South Sea whaling vessel. this work is based on the author's personal experiences as a crew member on a ship sailing the Pacific. From recruiting among the natives for sailors to handling deserters and even mutiny, this book provides an account of life as a sailor during the nineteenth century.
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