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Tales of Jack London

retold timeless classics

by Charles Shields

  • 7 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Perfection Learning Corp. in Logan, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure stories, American.,
  • Children"s stories, American.,
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.,
  • Short stories.,
  • Plays.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[retold by Charles Shields].
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesCover-to-cover books, Cover-to-cover timeless classics
    ContributionsLondon, Jack, 1876-1916.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S5547763 Tal 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3966688M
    ISBN 100780778561, 0789128624
    LC Control Number2001272222
    OCLC/WorldCa41379939

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As a short story author he was also quite successful, having written hundreds of short stories /5(29). Jack London () was born in squalor and rose to become one of the most recognized names in American literature.

London's travel and adventure stories have made him a favorite not only among young American boys, but also among scholars and authors like George Orwell and Ernest Hemingway because of his ability to infuse his writing with his own unique philosophical Cited by: 1.

Jack London was born on Janu By he was internationally famous for Call of the Wild (), The Sea Wolf, () and many other literary and journalistic accomplishments. Though he wrote passionately about the great questions of life and death and the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, he also sought peace and quiet inspiration.

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Flora left Ohio and moved to the Pacific coast when her father remarried after her mother died. Jack London was one of the noteworthy authors of America who was active during the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century.

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At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers. Because of early financial difficulties, he was largely self /5(4).

Jack London, pseudonym of John Griffith Chaney, (born JanuSan Francisco, California, U.S.—died NovemGlen Ellen, California), American novelist and short-story writer whose best-known works—among them The Call of the Wild () and White Fang ()—depict elemental struggles for survival.

During the 20th century he was one of the most extensively translated. Tales of the Fish PatrolBased on his own experiences, London harks back at his teenager years spent aboard various fishing boats in San Francisco Bay during the early s.

At the time, the waters contained rich oyster beds, and people of all ages and creeds descended upon them for profit. Jack was one of these oyster pirates, but later had a change of conscience and become a member of the. Jack was born in San Francisco, California on Janu It is not known for sure whether his parents Flora Wellman and William Henry Chaney were married.

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