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Ahab's apostles

Reeled in by the writing in 'Moby-Dick,' devoted fans give a whale of a reading

By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / January 5, 2007

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NEW BEDFORD -- Call them Melville diehards. They are the ragtag group of " Moby-Dick " enthusiasts who gather each year in the shadow of a whale's skeleton to read for at least 24 hours about the elusive prey of Captain Ahab. The experience, they say, is almost spiritual. (Full article: 697 words)

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