SynopsisNantucket. In 1850, this little island off the east coast of the United States is the capital of American whaling. Sailors, traders, harpooners – they all hope to make big money on land or sea – or at least to have big adventures. Ishmael sees his dream of a whaling voyage come true when he joins the crew of the Pequod, a sailing vessel leaving port in Nantucket. Unbeknownst to Ishmael and the mates, the Pequod’s monomaniacal Captain ...