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Benito Cereno

Melville, Herman (Downloadable Audiobook - 2009)
Benito Cereno
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This epic sea adventure, a harrowing tale of slavery and revolt aboard a Spanish ship, is often regarded as Melville's finest short story. The balance of forces is complete, the atmosphere one of epic significance, the light cast upon the hero intense to the highest degree, the realization of the human soul profound, and the telling of the story orchestrated like a great symphony.
Authors: Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
Title: Benito Cereno
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Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2009
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 34 min.)) :,digital
Statement of Responsibility: Herman Melville ; edited by Wyn Kelly
Restrictions on Access: Digital content provided by hoopla
Summary: This epic sea adventure, a harrowing tale of slavery and revolt aboard a Spanish ship, is often regarded as Melville's finest short story. The balance of forces is complete, the atmosphere one of epic significance, the light cast upon the hero intense to the highest degree, the realization of the human soul profound, and the telling of the story orchestrated like a great symphony.
Additional Contributors: Rudnicki, Stefan 1945-
Kelley, Wyn
hoopla digital
ISBN: 9781441714794
Branch Call Number: Streaming audiobook
Performers: Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Slave trade Fiction
Genre/Form: Sea stories
Topical Term: Slave trade
Publisher No: MWT10026947
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True human horror. Based on actual events and easier to digest than 'Moby-Dick' and 'Billy Budd,' this slim novella is highly recommended. Over. And over.


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