Jenny (Reading Envy)'s Reviews > Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer

Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund
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Dec 17, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: read07, furman-link-bookclub, favorites, orange-prize
Read in October, 2007

This is the narrative of Captain Ahab's wife - but he was not her first husband, nor her last. Very well written, and interesting.

"That's the way it is in life. You let go of what is beautiful and unique. You pursue something new and don't even know that the wind of your own running is a thief."

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