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Five stories that epitomize Jack London's mastery of the adventure story. "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," and "An Odyssey of the North" bring the harshness of the frozen North powerfully to life. "The Seed of McCoy" reflects London's experiences as a sailor in the South Seas. "The Mexican" combines London's talents as a sports writer with a sympathetic portrayal of a prize fighter involved in the Mexican Revolution. Publisher's Note.

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Five exciting tales: "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," "An Odyssey of the North," "The Sigh of McCoy" and "The Mexican."

Synopsis:

Five stories that epitomize Jack London’s mastery of the adventure story. "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," and "An Odyssey of the North" bring the harshness of the frozen North powerfully to life. "The Sigh of McCoy" reflects London’s experiences as a sailor in the South Seas. "T

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Five exciting tales that epitomize Jack London's mastery of the adventure story: "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," "An Odyssey of the North," "The Seed of McCoy," and "The Mexican." Publisher's Note.

About the Author

Novelist, journalist, and social activist Jack London (1876-1916) rose from abject poverty to international fame. The bestselling, highest-paid, and most popular author of his era, London created a substantial body of work in his short life, drawing upon his experiences as a cannery worker, sailor, railroad hobo, and prospector.

Table of Contents

The white silence — In a far country — An odyssey of the north — The seed of McCoy — The Mexican.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486270630
Author:
London, Jack
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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"Synopsis" by , Five exciting tales: "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," "An Odyssey of the North," "The Sigh of McCoy" and "The Mexican."

"Synopsis" by , Five stories that epitomize Jack London’s mastery of the adventure story. "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," and "An Odyssey of the North" bring the harshness of the frozen North powerfully to life. "The Sigh of McCoy" reflects London’s experiences as a sailor in the South Seas. "T
"Synopsis" by ,
Five exciting tales that epitomize Jack London's mastery of the adventure story: "The White Silence," "In a Far Country," "An Odyssey of the North," "The Seed of McCoy," and "The Mexican." Publisher's Note.

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