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Moby-Dick —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Book
1991
1 available of 3 items

Moby-Dick : or, The whale —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, author.
Book
2003
2 available of 3 items

Looking for adventure and a new life, Ishmael, the story's narrator, decides to find work on a whaling boat. On arriving at the Massachusetts harbour to begin his search, the only bed available is already half occupied b...

The North water : a novel —McGuire, Ian.
Book
2016
3 available of 4 items

Behold the man: stinking, drunk, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler bound for the rich hunting waters of the arctic circle. Also aboard for the first time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-...

Moby Dick —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Book
2008
0 available of 1 items

The narrator (who asks to be called "Ishmael") tells of the last voyage of the ship Pequod out of New Bedford, Mass. Captain Ahab is obsessed with the pursuit of the white whale Moby-Dick, which finally kills him. On tha...

The rope eater [a novel] —Jones, Ben, 1968-
Large Print
2004
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Whale trails, before and now —Cline-Ransome, Lesa.
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the...

Jamrach's menagerie —Birch, Carol, 1951- author.
Book
2012
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After surviving an encounter with an escaped tiger, Jaffy Brown, a nineteenth-century street urchin, goes to work for Mr. Charles Jamrach, the famed importer of exotic animals, alongside Tim, a good by sometimes spiteful...

Been in the storm so long —Jordan, Terry, author.
Book
2016
5 available of 5 items

Been in the Storm So Long is a story of one man’s journey from the East Coast of Canada to New Orleans and back, from whaler to thief, murder accomplice to father and husband, alive to dead and back (more than once). The...

Moby Dick, or the Whale —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Eaudiobook
2012

A young seaman joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

Moby Dick —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Book
1987
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Jamrach's menagerie —Birch, Carol.
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
1 available of 1 items

Young Jaffy Brown never expects to escape the slums of Victorian London. Then, aged eight, a chance encounter with Mr Jamrach changes Jaffy's stars. And before he knows it, he finds himself at the docks waving goodbye to...

Cross Tides —Orman, Lorraine.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2009

In Marlborough Sounds in the 1820s sixteen-year-old Lizzie is forced to become the child bride of a notorious whaler. Her life is a living hell, until she meets a young Maori preacher. In the present day Bel, also aged s...

Shallows —Winton, Tim.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2012

On the south coast of Western Australia a battle begins between conservationists and the people of a local community. The environmentalists are attempting to save an endangered whale species from extinction whilst the co...

Moby Dick —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Eaudiobook
2009

Ishmael, a sailor, recounts the ill-fated voyage of a whaling ship led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in search of the white whale that had crippled him.

Moby Dick —Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
EAudiobook
1995

The Nantucket whaling ship, the Pequod, spirals the globe in search of Moby Dick, the mythical white whale of the Southern Oceans. Driven on by the obsessive revenge of Captain Ahab, the crew and the outcast Ishmael find...

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