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The Road (Dodo Press)

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Jack London (1876-1916), was an American author and a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction. He was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing. London was self-educated. He taught himself in the public library, mainly just by reading books. In 1898, he began struggling seriously to break into print, a struggle memorably described in his novel, Martin Eden (1909). Jack London was fortunate in the timing of his writing career. He started just as new ...
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Overview

Jack London (1876-1916), was an American author and a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction. He was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing. London was self-educated. He taught himself in the public library, mainly just by reading books. In 1898, he began struggling seriously to break into print, a struggle memorably described in his novel, Martin Eden (1909). Jack London was fortunate in the timing of his writing career. He started just as new printing technologies enabled lower-cost production of magazines. This resulted in a boom in popular magazines aimed at a wide public, and a strong market for short fiction. In 1900, he made $2,500 in writing, the equivalent of about $75,000 today. His career was well under way. Among his famous works are: Children of the Frost (1902), The Call of the Wild (1903), The Sea Wolf (1904), The Game (1905), White Fang (1906), The Road (1907), Before Adam (1907), Adventure (1911), and The Scarlet Plague (1912).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781406552348
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 9/14/2007
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

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  • Posted June 30, 2011

    Quite brutal

    This was an excellent book about Jack London bumming it for a few years as a youth. No doubt that these experiences radicalized him for the rest of his life. However, it the book was quite brutal and explicit in descriptions of the violence and injustice he witnessed, and I did not finish reading it.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2012

    really pretty cool

    I was surprised how much I enjoyed reading this at my age.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 15, 2012

    Absolutely love Jack London

    Humorous and entertaining accounts of Jack London's hobo-ing days. These stories are classics, and I highly recommend this book to anyone with a sense of adventure.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2010

    sucks ass

    sucks more ass

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    Galadriel

    Waits for people to sign up xD

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    A girl

    Walks in wearing armor that completely covers her body.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Legolas

    Mm hmm.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2014

    Lotr rp at

    Hobbler result one.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2014

    Legolas shoots an arow at the necromancer

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2014

    Gandalf

    I'M GAY! YAAAAAY!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2014

    Necromancer to gandalf

    U r not the real gandalf from LOTR rp. Ask the real gandalf to join. (I know the real gandalf in rl) please dont be inappropriate and r u trying to join? *eyes starts to turn into fire and black mist rushes at u* <p> GOLLUM: hisses at you and pounces at u

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2014

    Necromancer/gollum

    Yes i finally did it! Rise blck riders! *9 nazgul rises up* Go scare people! <p> GOLLUM: ate a fish. Decides to go for a swim but didnt see the piranhas.....

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    Galadriel

    Post the bios in result three, or whichever one is by Nicholas Sparks. You might have to scroll down a bit to find others bios.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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