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Jack London : an American life / Earle Labor.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0374178488 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9780374178482 (hardcover) :
  • Description: xviii, 461 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2013]

Available copies

  • 11 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 920/LONDON (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PS 3523 .O46 Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction PS 3523 O46 Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction PS 3523 .O46 Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Biographies (Main Floor) Biography 813.52 London Labor (Text to Phone) Available -
North Shore - Danvers Campus Stacks PS 3523 .O46 Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction PS 3523 .O46 Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Adult Nonfiction B LONDON LAB (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Biography B/ LONDON, J./L (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks PS3523.O46Z6825 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-434) and index.
Contents Note: Mothers and fathers -- Childhood's end -- The apostate -- A boy among men -- The dream as nightmare -- The open road -- A man among boys -- Higher education -- The golden dream -- Breakthrough : "Overland" and "The black cat" -- Best in class: "The Atlantic" -- Marriage and success -- In key with the world -- Anna and the "abyss" -- The wonderful year -- The wages of war -- The long sickness -- The valley of the moon -- Catastrophe -- Paradise lost -- Paradise momentarily regained -- Inferno -- The agrarian dream and loss of joy -- Four horses for a chicken thief -- Unlucky thirteen -- New York, Mexico, and home again -- A sea-change -- Silver speech, golden silence.
Summary: "The first authorized biography of a great American novelist"-- Provided by publisher.

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