Coverart for item
The Resource Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell

Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell

Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel
Title
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
Title variation
  • Ahab's wife
  • Star-gazer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The adventures of Una Spenser who went to sea disguised as a cabin boy. Shipwrecked, she marries one of the survivors, then falls in love with Captain Ahab, a man obsessed with a white whale. She becomes involved in fighting slavery and in women's rights
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naslund, Sena Jeter
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.A827
LC item number
A76 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Melville, Herman
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ship captains' spouses
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Women
  • Whalers' spouses
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Ship captains' spouses
  • Whalers' spouses
  • Women
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Diffieult Farewell
  • The Giant
  • Winters. Summers
  • New Bedford
  • Boston
  • The Petrel
  • A Storm at Night
  • The Brightness of Brightness
  • A Rose
  • Our Lady of the Roeks
  • A Mild Blue Day
  • The Return of the Petrel, with Three Letters
  • A Comb
  • The Fourth Letter
  • The Camel
  • The Sea-Faney Inn
  • The Sussex
  • The Cabin Boy
  • The Companion
  • Captain Coffin's Story--Secondhand
  • A Whaleboat by Moonlight
  • The Dirge
  • Captain Morrell's Story--Thirdhand
  • Captain Ahab's Story--My First Acquaintance with Him
  • Aloft
  • "Pardon Me"
  • Reunion
  • Revelation
  • Sea Storms
  • The Frost Wind
  • Collision
  • The Course
  • The Crossing
  • The Distance of the Stars
  • The Sentence
  • What Do You Fetch for Your Mouth?
  • The Beginning of the Debate
  • Father and Son
  • The Human Animal
  • The Alba Albatross
  • Ganglion
  • Postscript on the Above
  • Soaring
  • Reverie
  • Portrait of a Virgin Listening
  • Icarus
  • The Test
  • The Funeral
  • The Contest
  • I Am Married
  • Aboard the Pequod
  • The Hurricane House
  • Ahab's Jottings
  • Kit's Ruminations
  • The Window
  • Starbuck Introduces Himself
  • Ahab Overheard
  • A Letter to the Lighthouse
  • Poor Kit's a-Cold
  • Arctic
  • Ahab in His Cabin
  • Aloft, the Pequod
  • Starbuck: Ship's Log
  • Starbuck Communes with Mary, His Wife
  • In the Steward's Pantry
  • The Steamboat
  • Ahab's Comfort
  • Nantucket--the Faraway Isle
  • Ahab Prepares for the Next Voyage
  • Breakfast
  • Shame
  • B'twixt
  • The Paddlewheel
  • The Island
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 668 pages
Isbn
9780060838744
Lccn
99022135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3220663
  • (OCoLC)41176629
  • (OCoLC)ocm41176629
  • 433298
  • 592637
  • 3220663
Label
Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel, by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell
Publication
Note
A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Diffieult Farewell
  • The Giant
  • Winters. Summers
  • New Bedford
  • Boston
  • The Petrel
  • A Storm at Night
  • The Brightness of Brightness
  • A Rose
  • Our Lady of the Roeks
  • A Mild Blue Day
  • The Return of the Petrel, with Three Letters
  • A Comb
  • The Fourth Letter
  • The Camel
  • The Sea-Faney Inn
  • The Sussex
  • The Cabin Boy
  • The Companion
  • Captain Coffin's Story--Secondhand
  • A Whaleboat by Moonlight
  • The Dirge
  • Captain Morrell's Story--Thirdhand
  • Captain Ahab's Story--My First Acquaintance with Him
  • Aloft
  • "Pardon Me"
  • Reunion
  • Revelation
  • Sea Storms
  • The Frost Wind
  • Collision
  • The Course
  • The Crossing
  • The Distance of the Stars
  • The Sentence
  • What Do You Fetch for Your Mouth?
  • The Beginning of the Debate
  • Father and Son
  • The Human Animal
  • The Alba Albatross
  • Ganglion
  • Postscript on the Above
  • Soaring
  • Reverie
  • Portrait of a Virgin Listening
  • Icarus
  • The Test
  • The Funeral
  • The Contest
  • I Am Married
  • Aboard the Pequod
  • The Hurricane House
  • Ahab's Jottings
  • Kit's Ruminations
  • The Window
  • Starbuck Introduces Himself
  • Ahab Overheard
  • A Letter to the Lighthouse
  • Poor Kit's a-Cold
  • Arctic
  • Ahab in His Cabin
  • Aloft, the Pequod
  • Starbuck: Ship's Log
  • Starbuck Communes with Mary, His Wife
  • In the Steward's Pantry
  • The Steamboat
  • Ahab's Comfort
  • Nantucket--the Faraway Isle
  • Ahab Prepares for the Next Voyage
  • Breakfast
  • Shame
  • B'twixt
  • The Paddlewheel
  • The Island
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 668 pages
Isbn
9780060838744
Lccn
99022135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3220663
  • (OCoLC)41176629
  • (OCoLC)ocm41176629
  • 433298
  • 592637
  • 3220663

Library Locations

    • Beaverton City LibraryBorrow it
      12375 SW Fifth St, Beaverton, OR, 97005-9019, US
      45.484147 -122.804052
    • Forest Grove City LibraryBorrow it
      2114 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, Forest Grove, OR, 97116-2497, US
      45.519437 -123.109141
    • Hillsboro Brookwood LibraryBorrow it
      2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR, 97124-5327, US
      45.542878 -122.935981
    • North Plains Public LibraryBorrow it
      31334 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR, 97133-6215, US
      45.597442 -122.999309
    • Tigard Public LibraryBorrow it
      13500 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR, 97223-8111, US
      45.422610 -122.765328
    • West Slope Community LibraryBorrow it
      3678 SW 78th Ave, Portland, OR, 97225-9019, US
      45.493331 -122.757197
Processing Feedback ...