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White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War is the fifth book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in 1850. The book is based on the author's fourteen months' service in the United States Navy, aboard the frigate USS Neversink (actually USS United States).
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original title: White-Jacket
subtitle: or, The World in a Man-of-War
language: English
date of publication: 1850
genre: adventure novel
follows: Redburn
followed by: Moby-Dick


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