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Green Shadows, White Whale - A Novel of Ray Bradbury's Adventures Making Moby Dick with John Huston in Ireland-logo

Green Shadows, White Whale - A Novel of Ray Bradbury's Adventures Making Moby Dick with John Huston in Ireland

Ray Bradbury

From the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters comes "[Bradbury's] most entertaining book in a distinguished fifty-year career." (Time). In 1953, a young Ray Bradbury is summoned to Ireland by the brilliant but terrifying titan of cinema, John Huston. His mission: capture on paper the fiercest of all literary beasts Moby Dick. But from the moment he sets foot on Irish soil, the author embarks on an unexpected odyssey. As Bradbury works and wrangles with the renowned director to craft a workable screenplay so filming can begin he also develops a love affair with the beautiful, mysterious land of Ireland and its inhabitants. Here is the story of what happens when the visions of three creative geniuses--Bradbury, Huston, and Melville--collide, set against the beguilling backdrop of the Emerald Isle.

From the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters comes "[Bradbury's] most entertaining book in a distinguished fifty-year career." (Time). In 1953, a young Ray Bradbury is summoned to Ireland by the brilliant but terrifying titan of cinema, John Huston. His mission: capture on paper the fiercest of all literary beasts Moby Dick. But from the moment he sets foot on Irish soil, the author embarks on an unexpected odyssey. As Bradbury works and wrangles with the renowned director to craft a workable screenplay so filming can begin he also develops a love affair with the beautiful, mysterious land of Ireland and its inhabitants. Here is the story of what happens when the visions of three creative geniuses--Bradbury, Huston, and Melville--collide, set against the beguilling backdrop of the Emerald Isle.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

From the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters comes "[Bradbury's] most entertaining book in a distinguished fifty-year career." (Time). In 1953, a young Ray Bradbury is summoned to Ireland by the brilliant but terrifying titan of cinema, John Huston. His mission: capture on paper the fiercest of all literary beasts Moby Dick. But from the moment he sets foot on Irish soil, the author embarks on an unexpected odyssey. As Bradbury works and wrangles with the renowned director to craft a workable screenplay so filming can begin he also develops a love affair with the beautiful, mysterious land of Ireland and its inhabitants. Here is the story of what happens when the visions of three creative geniuses--Bradbury, Huston, and Melville--collide, set against the beguilling backdrop of the Emerald Isle.

Language:

English

Narrators:

MacLeod Andrews

Length:

9h 19m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:00


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:22


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

26:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

34:44


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

40:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

35:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:30


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

44:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:13


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:02


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

24:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:03


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

16:10


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

25:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

00:51


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

36:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

36:29


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

42:59


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

23:42


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:43


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:41


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:06


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:05