Jack London: An American Original (Oxford Portraits)

Hardcover | February 15, 2002

byRebecca Stefoff

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One of the most beloved writers of all time, Jack London is best remembered for his tales of adventure, such as White Fang and The Call of the Wild. Jack London paints a well-rounded picture of London's short, intrepid life, his prolific writings, his unusually clear and direct portrayal ofpeople of different races, and his struggles with writing. The book includes excerpts, photographs, maps, suggestions for further reading, and a list of places to visit.

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One of the most beloved writers of all time, Jack London is best remembered for his tales of adventure, such as White Fang and The Call of the Wild. Jack London paints a well-rounded picture of London's short, intrepid life, his prolific writings, his unusually clear and direct portrayal ofpeople of different races, and his struggles ...

Rebecca Stefoff has written more than 50 books for young adults, specializing in geography and biography. She earned her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 6.69 × 9.29 × 0.59 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195122232

ISBN - 13:9780195122237

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"Does an excellent job of illuminating his [London's] extraordinary life and career. The narrative is exciting and accessible ....supplemented by interesting and informative illustrations, and includes excerpts from primary source material."--School Library Journal