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Wolf: The Lives of Jack London

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Born a working-class, fatherless Californian in 1876, Jack London spent his youth as a boundlessly energetic adventurer on the bustling West Coast; by adulthood he had matured into the iconic American author of such still universally loved books as The Call of the Wild and White Fang. In Wolf, award-winning biographer James L. Haley explores the forgotten Jack London: a hard-living globetrotter bristling with ideas whose passion for social justice roared until the day he died. Returning London to his proper place in the American pantheon, Haley resurrects a major American novelist in his full fire and glory.

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Award-winning western historian James L. Haley paints a vivid portrait of Jack London—adventurer, social reformer, and the most popular American writer of his generation

About the Author

James L. Haley is the author of The Buffalo War, Passionate Nation, and Sam Houston: A Life, which won nine historical and literary awards. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465025039
Author:
Haley, James L
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Haley, James L.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in
Age Level:
from 18

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