The Abysmal Brute

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Pat Glendon is a young man who has never drank alcohol nor tasted tobacco. He is a nature-lover with a phobia of cities and talking to women. He is also the perfect fighter. After prize-fighter manager Sam Stubener takes Pat under his wing, the two set off to San Francisco to take on the world heavy-weight champion. "The Abysmal Brute" is a thrilling tale of romance and social drama told by on of America's greatest story-tellers, detailing Pats unstoppable pugilistic crusade that sees him fight for the heart of a...
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Pat Glendon is a young man who has never drank alcohol nor tasted tobacco. He is a nature-lover with a phobia of cities and talking to women. He is also the perfect fighter. After prize-fighter manager Sam Stubener takes Pat under his wing, the two set off to San Francisco to take on the world heavy-weight champion. "The Abysmal Brute" is a thrilling tale of romance and social drama told by on of America's greatest story-tellers, detailing Pats unstoppable pugilistic crusade that sees him fight for the heart of a lovely admirer and expose the rampant corruption within the world of professional boxing. John Griffith "Jack" London (1876 - 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist, most remember for his novels "The Call of the Wild", "White Fang", "The Sea-Wolf", "The Iron Heel", and "Martin Eden". Originally published in 1913, we are proud to reprint this classic text, complete with a new biography of the author.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780217935708
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 1/2/2012
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.[6] He is best remembered as the author of 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".[citation needed] 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 a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel, The Iron Heel and his non-fiction exposé, The People of the Abyss.

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