The book White Jacket was written by author Melville Herman Here you can read free online of White Jacket book, rate and share your impressions in comments. If you don't know what to write, just answer the question: Why is White Jacket a good or bad book?
Where can I read White Jacket for free?
In our eReader you can find the full English version of the book. Read White Jacket Online - link to read the book on full screen.
Our eReader also allows you to upload and read Pdf, Txt, ePub and fb2 books. In the Mini eReder on the page below you can quickly view all pages of the book -
Read Book White Jacket
What reading level is White Jacket book?
To quickly assess the difficulty of the text, read a short excerpt:
The truth is, that, in circumstances likethese, the sense of fear is annihilated in the unutterable sightsthat fill all the eye, and the sounds that fill all the ear. Youbecome identified with the tempest; your insignificance is lostin the riot of the stormy universe around. Below us, our noble frigate seemed thrice its real length--a vastblack wedge, opposing its widest end to the combined fury of thesea and wind. At length the first fury of the gale began to abate, and we atonce fell to pound...ing our hands, as a preliminary operation togoing to work; for a gang of men had now ascended to help securewhat was left of the sail; we somehow packed it away, at last, and came down. About noon the next day, the gale so moderated that we shook tworeefs out of the top-sails, set new courses, and stood due east, with the wind astern. Thus, all the fine weather we encountered after first weighing anchoron the pleasant Spanish coast, was but the prelude to this one terrificnight; more especially, that treacherous calm immediately preceding it.