Jack London not only bridged the gap between romantic and modern literature he was also a sensational photographer whose works appeared in the Hearst papers and magazines throughout the country. His photos, stories and articles on Hawaii and the South seas helped popularize surfing, boosted tourism, and provided the first view millions of Americans had of the beauties and tragedies of these islands and their indigenous peoples.
Jack was also instrumental in changing the copyright laws in America. Jack London died on November 22, Scholars still argue over whether London wittingly or unwittingly committed suicide with a self-induced overdose of morphine.
He is the author of a trilogy of plays on the life of Jack London. Writer, producer, director of 23 films and videos shown on Sesame Street and Contact. See All Customer Reviews. Shop Teen Books.
Add to Wishlist. USD Ship This Item — This item is available online through Marketplace sellers. Temporarily Out of Stock Online Please check back later for updated availability. Overview One of the most beloved writers of all time, Jack London is best remembered for his tales of adventure, such as White Fang and The Call of the Wild.
Jack London: An American Original
Jack London paints a well-rounded picture of London's short, intrepid life, his prolific writings, his unusually clear and direct portrayal of people of different races, and his struggles with writing. The book includes excerpts, photographs, maps, suggestions for further reading, and a list of places to visit. Product Details About the Author.
About the Author Rebecca Stefoff has written many nonfiction books for children and young adults, with an emphasis on science and history. Average Review. Write a Review.