Jack London : An American Life

Jack London : An American Life

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Edition Statement :

First edition.

Content :

Mothers and fathers -- Childhood's end -- The apostate -- A boy among men -- The dream as nightmare -- The open road -- A man among boys -- Higher education -- The golden dream -- Breakthrough : "Overland" and "The black cat" -- Best in class : "The Atlantic" -- Marriage and success -- In key with the world -- Anna and the "abyss" -- the wonderful year -- The wages of war -- The long sickness -- The valley of the moon -- Catastrophe -- Paradise lost -- Paradise momentarily regained -- Inferno -- The agrarian dream and loss of joy -- Four horses for a chicken thief -- Unlucky thirteen -- New York, Mexico, and home again -- A sea-change -- Silver speech, golden silence.

ISBN :

0374178488

Physical Description :

xviii, 461 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Notes :

Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-434) and index.

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