Jack london's life was as rugged and adventurous as the tales he told born in san francisco on january 12, 1876, he grew up in and around the docks of san francisco and oakland, california. Jack london, january 12, 1876, jack london was born on january 12, 2876, in san francisco, california, his parents were flora wellman and william chaney, who was best known for being an. From the frozen tundra to glistening beaches, the stories of jack london can take you just about anywhere you'd want to go learn more about this. The jack london page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author's novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts.
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Personal background jack london grew up in the slum area of oakland, california, a place which he later called the cellar of society born out of wedlock on j. The call of the wild is a short adventure novel by jack london published in 1903 and set in yukon, canada during the 1890s klondike gold rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. Jack london's vivid adventures of a pet dog that goes back to nature reveal an extraordinary style and consummate storytelling, says robert mccrum.
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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. Jack london - a brief biography jack london was born on january 12, 1876 by age 30 london was internationally famous for his books call of the wild (1903), the sea wolf (1904) and other. American author, journalist, and social activist john griffith chaney john griffith jack london john griffith chaney london.
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