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White Jacket or Life in a Man-O-War

Herman Melville

White Jacket or Life in a Man-O-War

by Herman Melville

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Published by Books On Tape .
Written in English

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  • Audio - Nonfiction (Unabridged)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12581556M
    ISBN 10555712604X
    ISBN 109785557126045

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White Jacket or Life in a Man-O-War by Herman Melville Download PDF EPUB FB2

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on March 21 by Harper & Brothers. It is based on his fourteen months service in the United States navy, aboard the frigate United States. Read "White-Jacket, Or the World in a Man-of-War" by Herman Melville available from Rakuten Kobo. Autobiographical novel by the author of Moby Dick.

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Publishing Data: New York: Macmillan,1st, sd "published September, "; brown cloth with black titles, endpapers with portraits of famous racehorses from his line, in red jacket with portrait of Man o' War with floral winner's wreath; 9x oblong, 64 pp.Full text of "White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of war" See other formats.Full text of "White-jacket ; or, The world in a man-of-war" See other formats.