Ahab’s Wife Cover

Sena Jeter Naslund's novel Ahab's Wife; or, The Star Gazer (1999), an award-winning national best-seller, imaginatively expands on Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; or, The Whale to explore nineteenth century America from a woman's perspective. Her other such works include Sherlock in Love: A Novel (1993) and Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette (2006).

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