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Publisher's Summary

In this classic collection of stories drawn from his own experiences, author Jack London looks back on his days as a teenager aboard the fishing boats of San Francisco Bay. In the early 1900s, men of all stripes descended on these waters to plunder its rich oyster beds. To stop the run on the waters, a patrol was established. London began his youthful adventures on the wrong side of the law, as an oyster pirate. But conscience and common sense got the better of him, and he became a member of the Fish Patrol. The decision satisfied even his legendary appetite for excitement.

Placing us smack in the middle of San Francisco at the height of its most reckless days, Tales of the Fish Patrol is vintage Jack London, tales of adventure from a world-class raconteur.

©1923 Public Domain (P)2008 Tantor

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Good Book, Strange Reading

As are most of Jack London's books, this one didn't disappoint. The style of the reader however makes it difficult to fallow the story fluidly. He has a tenancy to read as though he is just reading a list of random sentences by vocalizing the last word of each sentence with the same tone and a long pause before beginning the next sentence.

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Great stories, poor performance.

Narrator's delivery was as if he were reading to a child. I hope someone will produce a new version.

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How to ruin a good book

Suggest you re-record with a performer who doesn't give every sentence the same boring inflection.