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The Best of Jack London Short Stories

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Published by Countertop Video .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Religious,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    Number of Pages8
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8705362M
    ISBN 101886089930
    ISBN 109781886089938
    OCLC/WorldCa46999644


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Born inhe left school at the The Best of Jack London Short Stories book of fourteen and worked in a cannery. The Best Stories of Jack London contains ten tales, including the masterpiece To Build a Fire, and is a good introduction to the writer.

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Jack London wrote many adventure stories set in the frozen north. He was a big commercial success in his time. Some of his stories are still frequently anthologized. A Piece of Steak Tom King is an aging prize-fighter preparing for a bout.

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London could write about watching paint dry and make it interesting/5(5). I bought this book because I thought it was an anthology of short stories. But it turned out to be a mixed bag of essays, memoirs and one-act plays.

One piece was actually an introduction to another author's book. Some of the stories were fun to read, but this was clearly not a collection of London's best work.4/5. 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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His work is real; his books have been lived." --Joseph Conrad Now known around the world, published in several dozen languages, Jack London committed himself to become a writer by late adolescence.

His first publication, as John London, was based on his sealing voyage on the Sophia. At the height of his popularity, inJack London was said to be the 'highest paid, best known and most popular writer in the world', but the road to success was not an easy one.

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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.

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