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Jack London - Author, Journalist - Biography.com

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Jack London was a 19th century American author and journalist, best known for the ... The success did little to soften London's hard-driving lifestyle. ... tale about a wild wolf dog becoming domesticated; and John Barleycorn (1913), a memoir ...

Jack London - A Brief Biography - Jack London State Historic Park

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In addition to his writing and speaking commitments, London carried on ... But true to London's vigorous nature, he did little loafing and was soon busy buying ...

Who was Jack London

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Considered by many to be America's finest author, Jack London, whose ... Jack did not learn the true circumstances of his birth until he was in his early twenties. ... Jack had become the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American ...

Jack London | American author | Britannica.com

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Jan 10, 2016 ... American novelist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival. He is one of the most extensively ...

Jack London Biography | List of Works, Study Guides & Essays ...

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Jack London's naturalistic style sprang from a difficult and tumultuous childhood. ... Chaney, despite a day job as a magazine writer, was too obsessed with his ... He took an opportunity to become an oyster-pirate, where he roamed the San ...

Jack London Biography - life, family, parents, school, young, son ...

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American author and supporter of socialism (a system of social organization in which the ... Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney in San Francisco, California, ... Jack escaped from that job by becoming an oyster bed pirate in the San ... about him helping his family what about why he wrote the books what did he do to ...

Jack London - Biography and Works. Search Texts, Read Online ...

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Jack London (1876-1916), iconic American author wrote Call of the Wild (1903);. Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was ... London decided to become a "brain merchant" and set about in the "frantic pursuit ...

The Life of Jack London as Reflected in his Works - ExploreNorth

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Jack London was a prolific writer; over the period from 1899 until his death in 1916, ... him to spend his life slaving as a "work beast"; he would become a writer . .... He definitely did not believe, however, that all Anglo-Saxons were inherently  ...

The Call of the Wild | The Big Read

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On January 12, 1876, the man we know as Jack London was born John Griffith .... AK: How much did that one year influence the writing of The Call of the Wild?

Jack London - American Society of Authors and Writers

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A biographical sketch of author Jack London. ... By the age of 10, he had already become an avid reader. He borrowed books from the Oakland Public Library, ...

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Jack London: Biography

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John Griffith London (1876-1916) was born in San Francisco of an unmarried ... Always a prolific reader, he consciously chose to become a writer to escape from  ...

A Short Biography of Jack London With Color Pictures

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A Biography of Adventurer Jack London, who was a writer, oyster pirate, ... While he did not live long enough to begin the autobiography his notes ... But most important of all Jack London's adventures was his struggle to become a writer.

Jack London, his life and books (Jack London State Historic Park)

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A brief description of the life and works of Jack London. ... Oakland to become the highest paid, most popular novelist and short story writer of his day. ... he was at home in Glen Ellen, and did his fair share of barroom socializing and debating.