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Tales of Jack London (Paperback)

Editor:  Lisa Owens Illustrator:  Paul Micich
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0789128624
ISBN-13: 9780789128621
Sku: 202744922
Publish Date: 3/6/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  100
Age Range:  12 to 16
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Offers young readers a look at four stories of adventure and survival from the works of Jack London.
Author Bio
Jack London
John Griffith London came from a poor family and, as a boy, dropped out of school to sell newspapers and do odd jobs to survive. His father deserted the family and refused to acknowledge London as his son. The boy went to sea, was a gold miner in the Klondike, and worked as a war correspondent; he was also jailed for vagrancy, a traumatic experience that reinforced his deep distrust of the capitalist system and his embrace of socialism. London's fiction is imbued with the rugged living he experienced. During his prolific career, he wrote over 50 books: short stories, novels, and other works. Although enormously successful, London eventually went into debt, and was plagued by personal demons, including alcoholism. He suffered from kidney disease and died at the age of 40 of a morphine overdose that was probably intentional.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0100
Product attributePublisher:   Perfection Learning
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