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Throughout his career, Kenton—the pianist, composer, arranger, bandleader and pop demagogue—embarked on an Ahabian quest to forge a new music, inspired equally by the 20th-century concert music he loved and the jazz that had also captured his heart.
Essentially another morality play on Nietzsche's gaze into the abyss bit, there's a couple of subplots, including one involving a profiler's hypothetical Ahabian great white whale of an evildoer, etc.
In an act of arguably Ahabian obsessiveness, writer Damion Searls has pulled together every chapter, word, and punctuation mark that Orion's abridger cut from Melville's original