Moby Dick ~ Hardback
In striking black-and-white illustrations, Chaboute retells the story of the Great American Novel. Captain Ahab strikes out on a voyage, obsessively seeking revenge on the great white whale that took his leg.Author BiographyHerman Melville was born in New York City in 1819. He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning in 1839, his experiences spawning his successful early novels "Typee" (1846) and "Omoo" (1847). Subsequent books, included his masterpiece "Moby-Dick" (1851). Following his death in New York City in 1891, he posthumously came to be regarded as one of the great American writers. Moby Dick Release Date Australia: February 23rd, 2017 Updated .