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- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The itinerant sailor Ishmael begins a voyage on the whaling ship Pequod whose captain, Ahab, wishes to exact revenge upon the whale Moby-Dick, who destroyed his last ship and took his leg. As they search for the savage white whale, Ishmael questions all aspects of life. The story is woven in complex, lyrical language and uses many theatrical forms,... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 2.99
INCLUDES THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED MOBY-DICK When Ishmael sets sail on the whaling ship Pequod one cold Christmas Day, he has no idea of the horrors awaiting him out on the vast and merciless ocean. The ship's strange captain, Ahab, is in the grip of an obsession to hunt down the famous white whale, Moby Dick, and will stop at nothing on his... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 3.74
Amelia Bedelia makes her chapter book debut! In Amelia Bedelia Means Business , a New York Times bestseller and the first book in the new chapter book series, young Amelia Bedelia will do almost anything for a shiny new bicycle. Amelia Bedelia's parents say they'll split the cost of a new bike with her, and that means Amelia Bedelia needs to... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 3.74
When her parents agree to let Amelia Bedelia get a puppy, she is surprised and happy! But there are hundreds and maybe even thousands of puppies to choose from. How will Amelia Bedelia ever find the perfect four-legged friend? Amelia Bedelia is determined to find the sweetest, bravest, cutest puppy in the world. She tries: 1. Visiting a shelter... more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 40.00
Highly accessible and user-friendly, this book focuses on helping K?12 teachers increase their use of classroom management strategies that work. It addresses motivational aspects of teacher consultation that are essential, yet often overlooked. The Classroom Check-Up is a step-by-step model for assessing teachers' organizational, instructional, and... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
Billy Budd is about the life of a young sailor. The young sailor has an innocent look on life that is envied by many. It is a tale of the good and evil of men; of the adventures and trials he had on board the ship. This is an enjoyable novel for all ages. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 14.50
First published in 1856, five years after the appearance of Moby Dick, The Piazza Tales comprises six of Herman Melville's finest short stories. Included are two sea tales that encompass the essence of Melville's art: 'Benito Cereno,' an exhilarating account of mutiny and rescue aboard a disabled slave ship, which is a parable of man's struggle against... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 5.95
Moby-Dick is one of the great epics in all of literature. Captain Ahab's hunt for the white whale drives the narrative at a relentless pace, while Ishmael's meditations on whales and whaling, on the sublime indifference of nature, and on the grimy physical details of the extraction of oil provide a reflective counterpoint to the headlong idolatrous... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00
On the eve of retiring from a successful publishing career, Herman Gollob attends a wonderful Broadway production of Hamlet starring Ralph Fiennes. Galvanized by the splendor of the language, the drama and the acting, he discovers an insatiable passion for all things Shakespeare. He reads broadly and deeply about the plays, discusses them with... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Herman Gray takes a sweeping look at black popular culture over the past decade to explore culture's role in the push for black political power and social recognition. In a series of linked essays, he finds that black artists, scholars, musicians, and others have been instrumental in reconfiguring social and cultural life in the United States and he... more...