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 3,326
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009
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    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 593
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 542
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538

    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 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 255

    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 Sea Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341

    Wealthy ne'er-do-well Humphrey Van Weyden is a castaway who is put to work on the schooner Ghost, run by brutal Wolf Larsen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Frank Muller: A Reader of Worth...

    • By Don Abrán on 04-27-12

    Regular price: $24.47

    • 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 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    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: Will Patton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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 Road

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: T. Anthony Quinn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    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

    • Burning Daylight

    • Booktrack Edition
    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Richard Kilmer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Burning Daylight, Jack London's fictional novel published in 1910, was one of the best-selling books of that year and it was his best-selling book in his lifetime. The novel takes place in the Yukon Territory in 1893....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Reader makes great novel deadly dull

    • By Limited Edition on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $2.09

    • The People of the Abyss

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: John Stanbridge
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    "The People of the Abyss" (1903) is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account after living in the...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As Fresh Today as a Century Ago

    • By Rick on 12-10-17

    Regular price: $11.59

    • To Build a Fire

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    "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

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