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    John Griffith Chaney (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), better known as Jack London, was an American novelist, journalist and activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an international celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing.

  2. White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London (1876–1916) — and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906. The story takes place in Yukon Territory, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush and details White Fang's journey to domestication.

  3. 1070 quotes from Jack London: 'You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.', 'I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.', and 'I'd rather sing one wild song and burst my heart with it, than live a thousand years watching my digestion and being afraid of the wet.'

  4. Jul 02, 2008 · London, Jack, 1876-1916: Title: The Call of the Wild Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Dogs -- Fiction Subject: Adventure stories Subject: Nature stories Subject: Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Fiction Subject: Sled dogs -- Fiction Subject: Pet theft -- Fiction Subject ...

  5. It is officially named Oakland – Jack London Square / C. L. Dellums Station after C. L. Dellums, co-founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Oakland was the tenth-busiest in FY2012, boarding or de-training an average of about 1,142 passengers daily.

  6. Jack London, who unabashedly wrote for money, never received a penny in royalties for The Call of the Wild. Nor did he ever complain about it. ... He was earning $10,000 a month from books ...

  7. I write as Derek Smith and as DH Smith. DH Smith is for my Jack of All Trades crime series featuring a builder, Jack Bell. Twelve have been published so far, beginning with the eponymous Jack of All Trades. Jack lives in the Eastend of London, where I live, and makes a precarious living. On each job there’s at least one murder.

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