Mystic Seaport holds annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon

Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of 'Moby-Dick' onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual 'Moby-Dick' Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going, taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going, taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017.  The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going, taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. 

Participant Brian Holzman of Madison follows along in his book while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of 'Moby-Dick' onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual 'Moby-Dick' Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017.  The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville.  Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Participant Brian Holzman of Madison follows along in his book while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of 'Moby-Dick' onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual 'Moby-Dick' Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017.  The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville.  Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
A participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of 'Moby-Dick' onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual 'Moby-Dick' Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017.  The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville.  Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)
A participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

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