One of the greatest American novels finds its perfect contemporary champion in "Why Read Moby Dick?", Nathaniel Philbrick's enlightening and entertaining tour through the world of Melville's classic. Philbrick brings a sailors eye and and adventurers passion to unfolding the story behind an epic American journey. It is sure to start conversations, inspire arguments and make a powerful case that this classic tale waits to be discovered anew! Paperback. 131 pgs.