Israel Potter

Israel Potter (Paperback)

By Herman Melville 
Publisher: IndyPublish.com
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 1421949806
EAN: 9781421949802
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 196
Publish Date: 2005-8-30
Binding: Paperback

Other Editions

Edition Price Availability
Paperback 2008 R 781 In Stock.
Paperback 1998 R 1,180 In Stock.
Paperback 2012 R 1,199 In Stock.
Hardcover 1982 R 1,264 In Stock.
Paperback 2010 R 1,283 In Stock.
Paperback 2008 R 1,390 In Stock.
Paperback 2010 R 1,390 In Stock.
Paperback 2012 R 1,390 In Stock.
Paperback 2008 R 1,440 In Stock.
Paperback 1982 R 1,455 In Stock.
Paperback 1991 R 1,766 In Stock.
Hardcover 2008 R 1,861 In Stock.
Hardcover 2008 R 1,990 In Stock.
Hardcover 2008 R 2,118 In Stock.
Paperback 2014 R 2,170 In Stock.
Hardcover 2008 R 2,246 In Stock.
Paperback 2014 R 2,489 In Stock.
Paperback 2014 R 2,489 In Stock.
Hardcover 1991 R 4,815 In Stock.

Description

<B>The authoritative edition of Melville's only historical novel</B> <BR><BR> Based on the life of an actual soldier who claimed to have fought at Bunker Hill, <I>Israel Potter</I> is unique among Herman Melville's books: a novel in the guise of a biography. In telling the story of Israel Potter's fall from Revolutionary War hero to peddler on the streets of London, where he obtained a livelihood by crying "Old Chairs to Mend," Melville alternated between invented scenes and historical episodes, granting cameos to such famous men of the era as Benjamin Franklin (Potter may have been his secret courier) and John Paul Jones, and providing a portrait of the American Revolution as the rollicking adventure and violent series of events that it really was. <BR><BR> This edition of <I>Israel Potter</I>, which reproduces the definitive text, includes selections from Potter's autobiography, <I>Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter</I>, the basis for Melville's novel.
show moreless

Specification

Title: Israel Potter
Publisher: IndyPublish.com
Author: Herman Melville
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 1421949806
EAN: 9781421949802
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 196
Publish Date: 2005-8-30
Binding: Paperback

Disclaimer

  • The book summary and image may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.
  • Book reviews are added by registered customers. They need not necessarily buy book.
  • These books are NOT available for reading online or for free download in PDF or ebook format.
  • Price can change due to reprinting, price change by publisher or sourcing cost change for imported books.
  • www.infibeam.com/Books is the biggest online bookstore in India for sale of books at best price - fiction, literature, audiobooks, study guides, novels, story books, rare books, textbooks and books by popular authors. These are available in various editions and bindings e.g. paperback and at best discount.