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Kirtland Community College Library PS 3523 .O46 Z6825 2013 30775305466345 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374178482 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0374178488 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 461 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-434) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: Describes the adventurous life of the great American author, who spent time as a hobo, a sailor, a gold prospector, and an oyster pirate before penning such classics as "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang."
Subject: London, Jack 1876-1916
Authors, American 19th century Biography
Authors, American 20th century Biography
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