The People Of The Abyssby Jack London
Not just another literary masterpiece, this book is a major sociological study. While other American writers in
In 1902, in order to gain material for this book, a young Jack London posed as a sailor stranded in London's East End. Far from the open wildernesses associated with most of his novels, Jack London lived on the street with the destitute and starving.
Not just another literary masterpiece, this book is a major sociological study. While other American writers in London were blinded by the glories of the British Empire at its peak, Jack London was examining the misery found in the heart of the wealthy city.
In this highly accessible work of reporting, Jack London lets the facts speak for themselves.
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Novelist Jack London (1876–1916) is best remembered for The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and his numerous other tales of travel and adventure. Alexander Masters is an author, screenplay writer, and worker with the homeless. He is the writer and illustrator of the award-winning Stuart: A Life Backwards.
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