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Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile - Herman Melville, Robert S. Levine
Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile
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'Israel Potter' is a historical novel about a soldier in the American Revolution who fought at Bunker Hill, was captured by the British and imprisoned in England, escaped, served as a spy for the American cause, was a sailor under Captain John Paul Jones, and after the war, impoverished and... show more
'Israel Potter' is a historical novel about a soldier in the American Revolution who fought at Bunker Hill, was captured by the British and imprisoned in England, escaped, served as a spy for the American cause, was a sailor under Captain John Paul Jones, and after the war, impoverished and unable to return to his native New England, remained in London until near the end of his life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143105237 (014310523X)
ASIN: 014310523X
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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The Butler Did It
The Butler Did It rated it
5.0 Israel Potter-The easier side of Herman Melville
I had never read a thing by Herman Melville and couldn't have told you anything he wrote except for Moby Dick before I took a class about him. I've really come to enjoy his writing. If all you've experienced of Melville is Moby-Dick, you might be surprised by his other writings. This book is a st...
Well-Lucubrated
Well-Lucubrated rated it
4.0 Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile
Pure Melville, even if he did only write it for a paycheck.
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