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Jack London : an American life / Earle Labor.

Author/Creator:
Labor, Earle, 1928-
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 461 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
London, Jack, 1876-1916.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
"The first authorized biography of a great American novelist"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Burt fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780374178482 ;