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radical Jack London

Jack London

radical Jack London

writings on war and revolution

by Jack London

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by Jonah Raskin.
ContributionsRaskin, Jonah, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O46 A6 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17974978M
ISBN 109780520255456, 9780520255463
LC Control Number2007023289

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He wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics, such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes.

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Jack London's mother, Flora Wellman, was the fifth and youngest child of Pennsylvania Canal builder Marshall Wellman and his first wife, Eleanor Garrett Jones. Marshall Wellman was descended from Thomas Wellman, an early Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Flora left Ohio and moved to the Pacific coast when her father remarried after her mother died.

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He is known for his unique style of writing and credited as a major innovator in the science fiction genre. Some of the best Jack London books in order are The Call of the Wild, White Fang, An Odyssey of the North and others which. 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.

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A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.

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