Burning Daylight by Jack London
Book DescriptionJack London (January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing.The Scarlet Plague was written by Jack London and originally published in London Magazine in 1912. It was re-released in February of 2007 by Echo Library. The story takes place in 2072, sixty years after the scarlet plague has depopulated the planet. James Howard Smith is one of the few people left alive in the San Francisco area, and as he realizes his time grows short, he tries to impart the value of knowledge and wisdom to his grandsons.American society at the time of the plague has become severely stratified and there is a large hereditary underclass of servants and "nurses"; and the politcal system has been replaced by a formalized oligarchy. Commercial airship lines exist, as do some airships privately owned by the very rich.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594629693
Paperback / softback
(235mm x 190mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Book Jungle
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jack London
Road, Paperback (December 2016)
Master storyteller's recollections of his hobo days paint a vivid portrait of life during a major economic depression. London recounts his experiences hopping trains, begging, and serving a jail term for vagrancy.
Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Red+ Book Band, Oxford Level 19: The Call of the Wild, Paperback (September 2016)
Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. Buck is a domestic dog born into a comfortable life. However, when he is stolen and sent to Alaska, he must endure the harsh life of a working sled dog. In the battle for survival, will Buck make it through? And will he answer the call?
Mini Classic the Call of the Wild, Paperback (September 2016)» View all books by Jack London
Engagingly written, Mini Classic The Call of the Wild tells the story of a domesticated dog called Buck stolen from his easy life and propelled into the world of the Klondike Gold Rush. Entirely unused to his harsh new life as a sled dog and the cruel men he encounters, Buck begins to hear the call of the wild as his hard journey continues.
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