JG (The Introverted Reader)'s Reviews > Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer

Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
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I was surprised that I loved this book. I'm drawn to novels with very strong female characters and Una ranks right up there with them. Don't think of it as a re-telling of Moby Dick from the wife's point of view. Una is very much her own character and the whole Moby Dick thing doesn't take up a lot of space in this book. It's more about a woman who was way ahead of her time.
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Sena Jeter Naslund
“If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.”
Sena Jeter Naslund, Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer


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