#Moby-Dick; Or, The Whale A Literary Classic Told in Tweets for the 21st Century Audience By Mike Bezemek
Moby-Dick is regularly hailed as one of the greatest works of American literature. But suppose Ishmael had instead shared his tale in tweets? #Moby Dick; Or, The Whale hilariously reimagines Herman Melville’s classic whaling novel in just two hundred tweets, each 280 characters or less.

Ishmael here! Went broke in NYC :( Super bored with land (damp drizzly soul ?) I’m going to sea! #callme #whalingvoyage

In this witty abridgment, mad captain Ahab’s quest for vengeance upon a white whale is retold with Internet acronyms. The plight of the Pequod and its motley crew is punctuated by the occasional emoji. And Ishmael ponders whaling and humanity with Twitter hashtags.

Including an appendix that presents the original passages upon which each tweet is derived, #Moby-Dick offers modern readers an entertaining and accessible companion to a great American classic.

Title#Moby-Dick; Or, The Whale
SubtitleA Literary Classic Told in Tweets for the 21st Century Audience
AuthorBy Mike Bezemek
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published12 June 2018
Dimensions5.00 x 7.00in.

About the author

Mike Bezemek is a writer, photographer, editor, and teacher. He’s contributed work to a variety of publications, including Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Bull, Hobart, The Morning News, FalconGuides, and elsewhere. He’s not the Mike Bezemek that lives in Texas. He’s the other one.

ISBNs: 9781510731370 978-1-5107-3137-0 Title: moby-dick or the whale category:HUM ISBNs: 9781510731363 978-1-5107-3136-3 Title: moby-dick or the whale category:HUM 
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