BirthdayJanuary 12, 1876
BirthplaceSan Francisco, USA

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  1. About Jack London

    Full name: Jack London
    Also known as: Jack London, London, Jack
    Professions: American writer of fiction and non-fiction; journalist
    Occupation: Novelist, journalist, short story writer and essayist

  2. Jack London Known for

    White Fang (1991), Captain David Grief (1957), The Sea Wolf (1941), The Assassination Bureau (1969)

  3. Jack London Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 22nd of November, 1916 (Age: 40)

  4. Jack London Biography

    John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf.London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes.

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