Jack London
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Jack London

John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. 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.

Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf.

London was part of the radical literary group "The Crowd" in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers. 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.
Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by published by L C Page and Company Boston 1903 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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    • White Fang

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,948
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,654
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655

    In the desolate, frozen northwest of Canada, a lone wolf fights a heroic daily fight for life in the wild....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Who's the animal: Man or Wolf?

    • By Erik on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Adventure Collection

    • Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin
    • By: Jonathan Swift, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Michael Page, Buck Schirner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517

    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Here are the Chapter Numbers for Each Book

    • By Lynnette on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $69.99

    • The Scarlet Plague [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 226

    Twelve billionaires rule the United States, while those called freemen are forced to serve the rich. But that was 60 years ago, before the Scarlet Plague....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful listen very relevant today!

    • By Johnny on 12-02-17

    Regular price: $2.09

    • The Call of the Wild (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Roger Dressler
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    In this classic American adventure, Jack London explores the laws of civilization and wilderness - and the pull of instinct....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic

    • By smartshopper on 08-21-17

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Sea Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Tormented by his own convictions, Captain Wolf Larsen is an enigma both fascinating and repellent to his reluctant crewman, Humphrey Van Weyden....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent rite of passage

    • By Stephen on 09-30-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • To Build a Fire

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    "To Build a Fire" is the best known of all London's stories. It tells the story of a new arrival to the Klondike....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Tale of Survival?

    • By Seth H. Wilson on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $2.76

    • El Llamado de la Selva [The Call of the Wild]

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Carlos J. Vega
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    El mundo a traves de los ojos de un perro....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Para quienes sienten cariño por los perros

    • By ATREYU on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Sea Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Jack London worshiped strong and virtuous heroes, and his stories give great weight to the inevitable triumph of good over evil....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I won the lottery!

    • By Bill on 08-11-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Cruise of the Snark

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Andre Stojka
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In 1906, without studying navigation, Jack London, his wife Charmian, and a small crew sail to the South Pacific, hoping not to get lost....

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Road

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: T. Anthony Quinn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    In The Road, Jack London embraces the concepts of unconfined individualism and Darwinism through his autobiographical account of his time riding the rails of Canada and the United States....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By James on 05-06-17

    Regular price: $12.85

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