Wolf man: Why the life of Jack London was as wild as his books

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Again from its brumal sleep Wakens the ferine strain. Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were booming the find, thousands of men were rushing into the Northland. These men wanted dogs, and the dogs they wanted were heavy dogs, with strong muscles by which to toil, and furry coats to protect them from the frost. Buck lived at a big house in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley. It stood back from the road, half hidden among the trees, through which glimpses could be caught of the wide cool veranda that ran around its four sides. The house was approached by gravelled driveways which wound about through wide-spreading lawns and under the interlacing boughs of tall poplars.

Escapade Wolf man: Why the life of Jack London was as wild at the same time as his books He was the bankrupt itinerant who, after stints as a sailor, a pirate and a bullion digger, became a literary star — before the excesses of adventure bring to a halt his life short. Though best remembered for Call of the Wild, Ashen Fang and the Sea Wolf, Jack London was the author of 50 books — ranging from science creative writing to societal satire. He wrote a minimum of 1, words a calendar day. It was written in by Jack London — and is today careful amongst the greatest American novels of all time. Meanwhile, his charismatic behaviour and adventurous lifestyle made him individual of the first literary celebrities.