Billy Budd
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Tom Doherty Assoc., 1988.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
116 pages : 18 cm.
Status:
Hillwood High - Teen Fiction
F MEL
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of Billy Budd includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by James Gunn.

Aboard the warship Bellipotent, the young orphan Billy Budd was called the handsome sailor. Billy was tall, athletic, nobel looking; he was friendly, innocent, helpful and ever-cheerful. He was a fierce fighter and a loyal friend. All the men and officers liked him...

All but one: Master-at-Arms Claggart. Envious, petty Claggart plotted to make Billy's life miserable. But when a fear of mutinies swept through the fleet, Claggart realized he could do more than just torment the Handsome Sailor...He could frame Billy Budd for treason...

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0812504267

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A young sailor is sentenced to be hanged for inadvertently striking and killing an officer. He faces death with a blessing for the benevolent captain who is forced to carry out his execution.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Melville, H. (1988). Billy Budd. New York: Tom Doherty Assoc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman. 1988. Billy Budd. New York: Tom Doherty Assoc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, Billy Budd. New York: Tom Doherty Assoc, 1988.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman. Billy Budd. New York: Tom Doherty Assoc, 1988. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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