Jack London: Stories of Adventure

Jack London: Stories of Adventure

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Jack London: Stories of Adventure by Jack London

For those of us who have read some of Jack London's tales, we know that his writings are filled with stories of adventure, of nature and of the widerness. His works have the power to move us in such a way that we are enthralled by his insights on life, the struggles between man and nature, and the thrills of exploration.

An adventurous man himself, he has traveled a great deal on various ships and on numerous sailing trips. Many of his stories are based upon and drawn from his own remarkable experiences. Before he was known as a writer, Jack London was famous for his personal exploits. Jack London: Stories of Adventure features The Game in its entirety and 46 other dramatic short stories with the original illustrations.

If you haven't experienced any of Jack London's works, you are in for a treat. You will be surprised at how fast you will become spellbound. Others will find that his stories are even more exciting the second or third time around. For more of his tales of adventure, you can see his other collection of stories in Jack London: Tales of the North.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785814252
Publisher: Castle Books
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 484
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionIV
Haunts of Jack LondonXI
1To the Man on the Trail1
2An Odyssey of the North9
3A Thousand Deaths27
4The Priestly Prerogative39
5The Minions of Midas49
6Diable--A Dog59
7In Yeddo Bay71
8The Leopard Man's Story79
9Love of Life83
10Planchette101
11The Unexpected131
12Two Gold Bricks149
13The Handsome Cabin Boy157
14Brown Wolf165
15The Sun-Dog Trail177
16A Relic of the Pliocene189
17The Story of Jees Uck201
18The League of the Old Men215
19The One Thousand Dozen227
20A Hyperborean Brew239
21Which Make Men Remember251
22The Master of Mystery259
23Keesh, the Son of Keesh267
24Nam-Bok the Unveracious275
25The Death of Ligoun287
26Li Wan, the Fair295
27The Game307
28Siwash333
29Pluck and Pertinacity343
30The Sickness of Lone Chief349
31At the Rainbow's End357
32The Banks of the Sacremento365
33The Marriage of Lit-Lit373
Seven Tales of the Fish Patrol
34White and Yellow383
35The King of the Greeks388
36A Raid on the Oyster Pirates394
37The Siege of the "Lancashire Queen"400
38Charley's "Coup"405
39Demetrios Contos411
40"Yellow Handkerchief"417
41A Daughter of the Aurora423
42The Lost Poacher431
43Chris Farrington, Able Seaman439
44The Sunlanders447
45Where the Trail Forks461
46Dutch Courage469
47Jan, the Unrepentant477

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