Tales of the Fish Patrol

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In this classic collection of stories drawn from his own experiences, the author looks back on his days as a teenager aboard the fishing boats of San Francisco Bay. In the early 1900s, men of all stripes descended on these waters to plunder its rich oyster beds. To stop the run on the waters, a patrol was established. Jack London began his youthful adventures on the wrong side of the law, as an oyster pirate. But conscience and common sense got the better of him, and he became a member of the Fish Patrol. The ...
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In this classic collection of stories drawn from his own experiences, the author looks back on his days as a teenager aboard the fishing boats of San Francisco Bay. In the early 1900s, men of all stripes descended on these waters to plunder its rich oyster beds. To stop the run on the waters, a patrol was established. Jack London began his youthful adventures on the wrong side of the law, as an oyster pirate. But conscience and common sense got the better of him, and he became a member of the Fish Patrol. The decision satisfied even his legendary appetite for excitement. Placing us smack in the middle of San Francisco at the height of its most reckless days, TALES OF THE FISH PATROL is vintage Jack London, tales of adventure from a world-class raconteur.

From oyster pirate to oyster cop, Jack London brings us adventure stories from the wild days of turn-of-the-century San Francisco. Classic fiction.

This book is in Electronic Paperback Format. If you view this book on any of the computer systems below, it will look like a book. Simple to run, no program to install. Just put the CD in your CDROM drive and start reading. The simple easy to use interface is child tested at pre-school levels.

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Includes Quiet Vision's Dynamic Index. The abilty to build a index for any set of characters or words.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781421832654
  • Publisher: 1st World Library
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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Jack London (1876–1916) was an American author and adventurer whose best-known works include The Sea-Wolf, The Call of the Wild, and White Fang.

Jonathan Reese (d. 1999) was a founding member of Berkeley's Straw Hat review and narrator of The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer and Travels in Alaska by John Muir.

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    The forest; strange objects

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