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Current Event December 9, 2013

Jack London’s Adventurous Life


Author Jack London lived a life of adventure and travel. From a childhood of poverty in San Francisco to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, London took his experiences and transformed them into compelling fiction. 'The Call of the Wild' and 'White Fang' made London the most popular American author of his generation. Literary critics now recognize the talent behind his clearly written adventure tales. Listen to learn more about the extraordinary life of this adventurous, hard working man.

Literature Biography Fiction

Story Length: 4:54

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AIR DATE: 10/17/2013


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