Jack London: An American Original

Jack London: An American Original

by Rebecca Stefoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195122232

ISBN-13: 9780195122237

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

One of the most beloved writers of all time, Jack London is best remembered for his tales of adventure, such as White Fang and The Call of the Wild. Jack London paints a well-rounded picture of London's short, intrepid life, his prolific writings, his unusually clear and direct portrayal of people of different races, and his struggles with writing. The book

Overview

One of the most beloved writers of all time, Jack London is best remembered for his tales of adventure, such as White Fang and The Call of the Wild. Jack London paints a well-rounded picture of London's short, intrepid life, his prolific writings, his unusually clear and direct portrayal of people of different races, and his struggles with writing. The book includes excerpts, photographs, maps, suggestions for further reading, and a list of places to visit.

Oxford Portraits are informative and insightful biographies of people whose lives shaped their times and continue to influence ours. Based on the most recent scholarship, they draw heavily on primary sources, including writings by and about their subjects. Each book is illustrated with a wealth of photographs, documents, memorabilia, framing the personality and achievements of its subject against the backdrop of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195122237
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Portraits Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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