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London stories.

William Henry Davenport Adams

London stories.

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Published by Henry in London .
Written in English


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Pagination350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
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Open LibraryOL19727855M


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His short stories of the Klondike, such as "To Build A Fire," drew on his own experiences there. The autobiographical novel Martin Eden () tells of the time he first began to write. And anyone who reads his novels The Sea Wolf (), The Call of the Wild (), and White Fang () will come to know the life and personality of Jack London.

Jack London's mother, Flora Wellman, was the fifth and youngest child of Pennsylvania Canal builder Marshall Wellman and his first wife, Eleanor Garrett Jones. Marshall Wellman was descended from Thomas Wellman, an early Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Flora left Ohio and moved to the Pacific coast when her father remarried after her mother : John Griffith Chaney, Janu.

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