John Griffith "Jack" London (1876 - 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone, including science fiction. Some of his most famous works include The 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". 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. --Wikipedia
The Cruise of the Dazzlerby Jack London, Berthe Morisot (Illustrator)
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This is a great book for pre and early teens. Jack London's style is very easy to read. Although some of the language is outdated (the story was written over 100 years ago!) the plot is still relevant today.
Sadly, the entire story is not here! It stops mid-sentence! loved the story, but would like the ending.