Tales of the Pacific

Tales of the Pacific

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If you know London primarily through novels like WHITE FANG, these stories will provide a new perspective. Full of intriguing characters and snippets of pidgin, they also highlight London's concern with social issues.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128.3 x 196.6 x 14.7mm | 194.08g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140183582
  • 9780140183580
  • 228,747

About Jack London

Jack London (1876-1916) was born John Chaney in Pennsylvania, USA. In 1896 he was caught up in the gold rush to the Klondike river in north-west Canada, which became the inspiration for The Call of the Wild (1903) and White Fang (1906). Jack London became one of the most widely read writers in the world.show more

Table of contents

Edited with an Introduction by Andrew SinclairIntroduction Notes to the Introduction The Chinago The House of Mapuhi The Whale Tooth Mauki The Seed of McCoy Good-By, Jack The Sheriff of Kona Koolau the Leper The Bones of Kahekili When Alice Told Her Soul Shin-Bones The Water Baby Afterword: Jack London's Life and Works Note on the Textsshow more
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