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Today in History: November 14

Slide 1 of 9: Moby Dick from Herman Melville 's 'Moby-Dick'. Novel about search for a whale. American author and poet, 1 August 1819 –  28 September 1891.  (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images)

1851: Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is published

Herman Melville's legendary novel about Captain Ahab's obsessive quest to capture the elusive white whale, Moby Dick is released.

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