American Writers: Herman Melville

Herman Melville was a 19th century American author, best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Born in 1819, Melville became an apprentice of an apothecary when he was twelve years old. As he grew older, Melville had more time to explore books and reading. When he was 16, Melville met Nathaniel Hawthorne who would later become…

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