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    poppin, I think you'll be hard pressed to find a...

    poppin, I think you'll be hard pressed to find a large print Dostoevsky unless you live in a fairly large city, but if you are okay with reading books online---its been a long time since ive looked...
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    if you can wait a couple weeks, i'll join in on...

    if you can wait a couple weeks, i'll join in on crime and punishment.

    there are ~half dozen threads on the book scattered throughout the forum.
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    im about 1/3 of the way through house of sand and...

    im about 1/3 of the way through house of sand and fog and it'll probably take me between 1-2 weeks to finish it.

    I mighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhht be able to be talked into reading crime and punishment or...
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    i watched the movie a long time ago poppin, but I...

    i watched the movie a long time ago poppin, but I don't remember enough of it to speak to your experience with it. I love the book/movie combination so maybe i'll watch it again after I finish the...
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    off in a somewhat related but slightly different...

    off in a somewhat related but slightly different direction. I just started reading the caine mutiny and the captain who will eventually experience the mutiny is named "queeg." of all the names in the...
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    I think lots of good seafaring type...

    I think lots of good seafaring type movies---haven't seen Potemkin but hard to beat the hunt for red October and crimson tide.

    I actually like the slow watching of movies---i'll ride indoors for...
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    i recently read poppin that the laughton version...

    i recently read poppin that the laughton version of the movie did either a disservice to the facts of the story, or the book, I cant remember which.

    Sancho---if you wanna stay in a sea vein, and...
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    I can do a long distance mourning for the...

    I can do a long distance mourning for the unfortunate rat...

    I just recently relocated I think what was mouse #7 from my house.

    its okay Sancho, im still confident in the good company,...
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    just a quick interjection poppin if it helps. its...

    just a quick interjection poppin if it helps. its a common mistake, but the actual biblical phrase is that "for the love of money is the root of all sorts of evil..." 1 timothy 6:10.
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    remember how I had said "remind me when you get...

    remember how I had said "remind me when you get to chapter 128?"

    the captain of the Rachel was a fellow named "gardiner." one of my dear friends from undergrad days was from Nantucket, and her...
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    https://ftw.usatoday.com/2023/12/massive-whale-eme...

    https://ftw.usatoday.com/2023/12/massive-whale-emerges-yards-from-shore-thrilling-beachgoers?utm_source=MSN&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=inline-related
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    when I read gone with the wind not too long ago I...

    when I read gone with the wind not too long ago I used an already existing thread on the book. seeing the old moby threads posted below in "similar threads" reminded me of that and I just went and...
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    if you will be there again in the future for a...

    if you will be there again in the future for a fair length of time, after reading moby, you might enjoy venturing over to Nantucket and hitting up the whaling museum there.
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    I hope you guys will indeed visit "like stories...

    I hope you guys will indeed visit "like stories of old." I find myself wishing the guy would put all his narration into a book.

    here's the book im planning to get that have inspired some of the...
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    Sancho I just posted on the old "sport desk"...

    Sancho I just posted on the old "sport desk" thread. I hope you'll take a look.

    but I wanted to share something from there, here, in hope that more people (all five or six of us) might see it:
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    i enjoy watching the movie first and reading the...

    i enjoy watching the movie first and reading the book afterwards. or, and i just did this recently with misery, going back and forth between the two.

    i just got curious about the singer "moby"...
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    think you'll watch any of the half-dozen or so...

    think you'll watch any of the half-dozen or so movies/tv series from the book?
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    ive enjoyed every l'amour book ive read, but zane...

    ive enjoyed every l'amour book ive read, but zane grey is my favorite. I also like max brand and can heartily recommend him too.

    that's an interesting point about Ahab's tactics.

    caddyshack...
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    im reading an old western called the silver...

    im reading an old western called the silver desert by ernest haycox. there is large ranch and spread in Nevada called "the barrier" and there are some bad guys, led by a fellow named buffalo, who are...
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    I don't recollect any boxing about the Pequod, or...

    I don't recollect any boxing about the Pequod, or anywhere else in the book, but that, and what you posted above Sancho reminds of how history, and therefore seafaring literature and cinema is full...
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    as a fun aside, bing AI says this about the word...

    as a fun aside, bing AI says this about the word "pugilism":

    The word “pugilism” refers to the sport of boxing. It was derived from the Latin word “pugil,” which means “boxer” and is related to...
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    i suggest two answers as things to consider side...

    i suggest two answers as things to consider side by side.

    one is, i think literary scholars, as well as professional journalists, hobbyists and lay people of all walks of life, are attracted to a...
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    I agree, the image is a gross one, but I don't...

    I agree, the image is a gross one, but I don't agree necessarily that it goes beyond providing for one's family. not to be dismissive, but whales weigh tons, that's the work of whalers, and the ship...
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    that reminds me ive forgotten to look for my...

    that reminds me ive forgotten to look for my cliffnotes.

    I have a pretty good collection of boxing biographies, including a small bunch of Muhammad ali. I was going to mention one earlier when...
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    sancho, tailor, a quick thought as the thread...

    sancho, tailor, a quick thought as the thread progresses---moby is often put out there as both a great novel, and a great American novel. i don't take the latter qualifier in the geographical sense,...
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