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Herman Melville

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
1819 - 1891

Melville was born in New York. His father was a prosperous business man but the economic climate changed and the business failed. The family moved to his mother's home in New Albany and he went to Albany Academy. At twenty he went to sea and returned to write very popular books about his adventures. His success did not last and he died in obscurity. His work was rediscovered in the early 20th century. The DVD covers his life and background.

Running time: approx 30 minutes

Price: 13.74 / $21.43 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

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