The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

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From the author who introduced readers to chilling tales of murder comes a novella based on factual accounts of a haunting, mutinous high-seas adventure. What begins with a young Nantucket man stowing away on a New Bedford whaler ends with 2 survivors drifting toward the South Pole in an open boat.

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, and critic.  Best known for his macabre prose work, including the short story “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his writing has influenced literature in the United States and around the world. Visit him online at Avi is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead. He has won two Newbery Honors and many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado. Visit him at
Published June 1, 1999 by Penguin Classics. 290 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Horror, Action & Adventure, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Crime. Non-fiction

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