New Bedford Whaling Museum preps for 22nd annual Moby-Dick marathon

THE NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM's 22nd annual celebration of author Herman Melville and his novel
THE NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM's 22nd annual celebration of author Herman Melville and his novel "Moby-Dick" begins Jan. 5 with a dinner and reception, followed by a screening and discussion of David Shaerf's "Call Us Ishmael" documentary. The weekend event will be headlined by a 25-hour readathon of the entire 1851 novel. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM
NEW BEDFORD – From Jan. 5-7, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will host its 22nd annual celebration of author Herman Melville and his novel “Moby-Dick.” The event, which is free and open to the public, is headlined by a 25-hour readathon of the entire 1851 novel, which takes place aboard a 19th-century whaling vessel called…

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