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Ahab's Bride (Ahab's Legacy #1)

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Before Captain Ahab encountered Moby Dick, he met the woman who would capture his heart--Hannah Oldweiler. This voyage back to 19th Century Nantucket completes the portrait of the man who ruled the sea with an iron will, and introduces to the woman who had a spirit and determination to match.

When Ahab becomes obsessed with settling a score with the great whale, Hannah is l...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by David C. Cook
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Laurel Bradshaw
I'm not quite sure what to make of this one, but it was okay. Originally a dissertation project, the time period seems to be thoroughly researched. But despite all the detail, I couldn't quite put myself into this time and place. There's a stiffness and formality to the writing that gives this a rather old-fashioned feel and kept me on the "outside" looking in. It is a Christian novel, so the author indulged in a lot of theological dialogue. At least she didn't seem to be trying to save the read...more
A third of the way into this book, I looked at the back cover to find info on the author and publisher. I realized that this book is in the "Christian" fiction genre. I had picked it up for $1 at our local thrift shop. I then became a little leary of it, but actually, am pleased to admit that it doesn't really read like your typical Christian fiction.

The setting is 1843, Nantucket, where whaling is a way of life for people in this community. Whaler's leave their wife and children for a 2 - 5 yea...more
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