Jack london's naturalistic style sprang from a difficult and tumultuous childhood his mother, flora, suffered from typhoid fever as a child that left her nearly blind, hairless and small in stature the brain damage caused by the fever lead to repeated bouts of depression and may have permanently. Jack london - a brief biography jack london was born on january 12, 1876 by age 30 london was internationally famous for his books call of the wild (1903), the sea wolf (1904) and other literary and journalistic accomplishments though he wrote passionately about the great questions of life and death and the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, he also sought peace and quiet inspiration.
An adventurous life: a brief biography of jack london many of us are born into situations where we think we couldn't possibly hope for any real adventure in our lives, and that's just the sort of start john griffith chaney had when he was born january 12, 1876 in san francisco. Born john griffith chaney in 1876, american author jack london led a short but adventure-filled life his memories of prospecting in the yukon helped him write some of his most famous works (ie the call of the wild, 'to build a fire'.
The law of life is a short story by the american naturalist writer jack london it was first published in mcclure's magazine, vol16, march, 1901 in 1902, it was published in a collection of jack london's stories, the children of frost, by macmillan publishers.
Jack london was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular american author of his time he was born john griffith chaney, on january 12, 1876, in. Wikipedia jack london here's a sophisticated and well-researched entry from the wikipedia london's life is sometimes described based upon errors of earlier biographers.
During this period of his life, london began to expand his travels to other hemispheres he also became interested in agriculture and farming and began to build a ranch in california study guides on works by jack london the tale told in jack london’s 1904 adventure romance novel the sea-wolf actually begins three years earlier on a. Jack london's life was as rugged and adventurous as the tales he told born in san francisco on january 12, 1876, he grew up in and around the docks of san francisco and oakland, california at 13 he left school to help support his family. Jack london´s - best money making author of the world -, in his private life a year of catastrophes: alienation form his daughters, troubles with bess, loss of unborn children by charmian, failures in agricultures, wolf house burns down.
A revelatory look at the life of the great american author—and how it shaped his most beloved works jack london was born a working class, fatherless californian in 1876 in his youth, he was a boundlessly energetic adventurer on the bustling west coast—an oyster pirate, a hobo, a sailor, and a. Jack london the iconic american novelist, short story writer, journalist and social activist, jack london is best known for writing call of the wild (1903) and white fang jack was born in san francisco, california on january 12, 1876.