Humanities Moments

From the Pequod to the Oil Fields

Contributed by James Hackett, CEO, Alta Mesa Resources
Illustration of final chase scene in Herman Melville'sMoby-Dick
James Hackett describes how his early encounters with some classics of American and British literature—including Moby-Dick—caused him to become more reflective about life. They also taught him the importance of written self-expression.

Title

From the Pequod to the Oil Fields

Description

James Hackett describes how his early encounters with some classics of American and British literature—including Moby-Dick—caused him to become more reflective about life. They also taught him the importance of written self-expression.

Source

The works of Henry David Thoreau; Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Contributor

James Hackett, CEO, Alta Mesa Resources

Identifier

james-hackett-literature

Referrer

Heidi Camp