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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    • 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
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    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 601
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    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
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    • By Lynnette on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $69.99

    • White Fang

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,925
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,565
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,571

    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: $19.95

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Michael Scott
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 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

    "Call of the Wild" is the story of Buck, a magnificent dog who is stolen from his idyllic life and sold for use on a Yukon dogsled team...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic story from the perspective of the dog

    • By Thor-Rune on 03-31-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Mike Boris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Jack London's masterpiece, tells the gripping tale of a dog named Buck who is wrenched out of his life of ease and luxury to become a sled dog in Alaska....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Adventure Story

    • By Georgia on 09-10-11

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Sea Wolf

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398

    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: $24.95

    • To Build a Fire

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Peter Husmann
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 533

    Jack London’s best short story....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Aaron on 02-21-14

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    • 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 349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 308

    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

    • Jack London Boxed Set

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Jack London’s adventurous nature, intuitive feeling for animal life, and superb storytelling skills give his tales a striking vitality and force. Thrilling action and a sense of justice characterize the classic stories in this collection....

    Regular price: $16.07

    • El Lobo de Mar [The Sea-Wolf]

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Juan Guzman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Humphrey van Weyden es un joven intelectual e idealista que, tras naufragar a bordo de un ferry en aguas del pacífico, es rescatado por un barco dedicado a la caza de focas, capitaneado por Wolf Larsen, el prototipo del "lobo de mar", cruel, despiadado y sin escrúpulos....

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    • The Road

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: T. Anthony Quinn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    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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