Musings on family history, regional history, book reviews, and miscellaneous observations and comments by a genealogist and librarian living near the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee.
Thursday, January 03, 2008
Ever wonder why Herman Melville didn't write more books? It's because Moby Dick was such a failure in its own day. I found this to be a very interesting article. It gives a little of his family background.