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  • Jack London

    In this collection you will find: - White Fang - The Call of the Wild - The Valley of the Moon - The Scarlet Plague - Martin Eden - Before Adam - The Iron Heel - The Sea Wolf - The Game - The Faith of...read more

  • Jack London

    In diesem spannenden Roman beschreibt Jack London einen herausragenden Mann: Goldgräber in Alaska, Minenbesitzer, Börsenspekulant und Gründer des modernen San Francisco. Ein langer Weg, bis er sein Glück und seine Liebe bei Dede Mason findet. Burning Daylight hat tatsächlich existiert und Jack London als Vorlage gedient - Jack Londons sozialdarwinistische Vorstellungen vom Überleben in der Natur, einer seiner besten...read more

  • Jack London

    In diesem spannenden Roman beschreibt Jack London einen herausragenden Mann: Goldgräber in Alaska, Minenbesitzer, Börsenspekulant und Gründer des modernen San Francisco. Ein langer Weg, bis er sein Glück und seine Liebe bei Dede Mason findet. Burning Daylight hat tatsächlich existiert und Jack London als Vorlage gedient - Jack Londons sozialdarwinistische Vorstellungen vom Überleben in der Natur, einer seiner besten...read more

  • Jack London

    In diesem spannenden Roman beschreibt Jack London einen herausragenden Mann: Goldgräber in Alaska, Minenbesitzer, Börsenspekulant und Gründer des modernen San Francisco. Ein langer Weg, bis er sein Glück und seine Liebe bei Dede Mason findet. Burning Daylight hat tatsächlich existiert und Jack London als Vorlage gedient - Jack Londons sozialdarwinistische Vorstellungen vom Überleben in der Natur, einer seiner besten...read more

  • Jack London

    In diesem spannenden Roman beschreibt Jack London einen herausragenden Mann: Goldgräber in Alaska, Minenbesitzer, Börsenspekulant und Gründer des modernen San Francisco. Ein langer Weg, bis er sein Glück und seine Liebe bei Dede Mason findet. Burning Daylight hat tatsächlich existiert und Jack London als Vorlage gedient - Jack Londons sozialdarwinistische Vorstellungen vom Überleben in der Natur, einer seiner besten...read more

  • Jack London

    Represented here are 16 short stories by seven great American writers, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American. Kate Chopin's 'Regret' is a reflective moment in the life of a woman without children, forced to look after children; Bierce's 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge' leaves echoes in the imagination; the stories by Crane and London recall the themes of the Civil War and the Klondike for which they are well known. Twain's humor is to the fore in 'The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' and O. Henry's sharp observation makes his...read more

  • Jack London

    In this classic collection of stories drawn from his own experiences, author Jack London looks back on his days as a teenager aboard the fishing boats of San Francisco Bay. In the early 1900s, men of all stripes descended on these waters to plunder its rich oyster beds. To stop the run on the waters, a patrol was established. London began his youthful adventures on the wrong side of the law, as an oyster pirate. But conscience and common sense got the better of him, and he became a member of the Fish Patrol. The decision satisfied even his legendary appetite for excitement. Placing us smack in the middle of San Francisco at the height of its most reckless days, Tales of the Fish Patrol is...read more

  • Jack London

    Jack London's The Call of the Wild was written in 1903, but Buck's gripping adventure makes for a thrilling listen on audio more than 100 years after it was first published. This gripping story follows the adventures of the loyal dog Buck, who is stolen from his comfortable family home and forced into the harsh life of an Alaskan sled dog. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey that ends with his becoming the legendary leader of a wolf pack.'To this day Jack London is the most widely read American writer in the world,' E. L. Doctorow wrote in The New York Times Book Review. Generally considered to be London's greatest achievement, The Call of the Wild brought...read more

  • Jack London

    Experience thetrials andhardships of a beloved writer’s lifein this InAudio production of Jack London’s memoir, The Road. Jack London isprimarilyknown for his novels and short stories that center the natural world. The Roadis a more personal storyand takes readers through London’s experiences in povertyin the late 1800s, which was the time of the largest economic depression in the United States to that day. Londonwrites about his experiences begging, sneaking onto trains, taking on many odd jobs, and evading the police who are out to arrest any vagrants. He also details his experience of eventually being arrested and subject to the horrors of a penitentiary, a sobering 30 days that...read more

  • Jack London

    White Fang (1906) is a novel by Jack London and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. The story takes place in Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush and details White Fang's journey to domestication. Much of White Fang is written from the viewpoint of the titular canine character, enabling London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang examines the violent world of wild animals and the equally violent world of humans. The book also explores complex themes including morality and redemption. Artist Bio Author: Jack London (1876-1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and...read more

  • Jack London

    “The danger lay in the heavy fog which blanketed the bay, and of which, as a landsman, I had little apprehension.”This is the first line in this tale of a man uprooted and thrust into the unfamiliar and dangerous world of the sealing sailor. Humphrey Van Weyden, a San Francisco sophisticate and an intellectual, finds himself the captive voyager aboard The Ghost, captained by the brutal and barbaric Wolf Larsen. Van Weyden’s rights disappear as the coast of California vanishes over the horizon.Almost immediately, the slave plots his freedom—and Van Weyden must confront the weakness in his soul, mind, and body.Generations have been spellbound by this harrowing story of...read more

  • Jack London

    “The danger lay in the heavy fog which blanketed the bay, and of which, as a landsman, I had little apprehension.”This is the first line in this tale of a man uprooted and thrust into the unfamiliar and dangerous world of the sealing sailor. Humphrey Van Weyden, a San Francisco sophisticate and an intellectual, finds himself the captive voyager aboard The Ghost, captained by the brutal and barbaric Wolf Larsen. Van Weyden’s rights disappear as the coast of California vanishes over the horizon.Almost immediately, the slave plots his freedom—and Van Weyden must confront the weakness in his soul, mind, and body.Generations have been spellbound by this harrowing story of...read more

  • Jack London

    A day that will live in infamy ... Nothing to fear but fear itself ... Ask not what your country can do for you ... Ich bin ein Berliner ... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. From Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama, this collection features original speeches by the presidents of the United...read more

  • Jack London

    "I do not think I wantto be married at all. I want to be rich. Very rich..." When Henrietta Bascombe opens a confectionary shop inorder to turn her pittance of an inheritance into a fortune, her friends are shockedto hear of such a well-bred lady going into trade. The Earl of Carrisdown isboth drawn to and repelled by her shopgirl status. Undaunted, Henrietta proceedsto hang out the traditional confectioners' sign of a golden pineapple and soon findsa set of beautiful women in her employ, drawing the attention of the Earl ofCarrisdown's younger brother and best friend. Distressed by the situation, theearl makes it his mission to put Henrietta out of business. But he looksforward to...read more

  • Jack London

    Farrell Slater, a TV news producer, is at a crossroads. Her job at KEY News hangs in the balance when she fails to convince her boss to broadcast the story of the auctioning of the legendary Fabergé Moon Egg. While trying to figure out what she will do with her future, she learns that the multimillion-dollar treasure isn't all it appears to be. Farrell seizes the opportunity to expose the story and, in the process, save her...read more

  • Jack London

    This audio book contains the following short stories: 1) To Build a Fire (Jack London) 2) In the Penal Colony (Franz Kafka) 3) White Nights (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) 4) The Chimes (Charles Dickens) 5) What Men Live By (Leo Tolstoy) 6) To Build a Fire (Jack...read more

  • Jack London

    Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. Here is the ultimate dog story, one filled with emotion, adventure, and excitement. During the Gold Rush, Buck is snatched away from his peaceful home and brought to the harsh and bitter Yukon to become a sled dog. Will he adapt, and learn to trust men? Or will his newly awakened primitive instincts lead him to search for the freedom...read more

  • Jack London

    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. Cuenta la aventura de un explorador en busca del origen de un extraño sonido, que se queda solo en la selva de la imaginaria isla de Burunaga, que parece estar en el Índico, acosado por las enfermedades, los mosquitos, los reductores de cabezas y una indígena que le persigue. Estando así, descubrirá algo misterioso e inesperado, que sorprenderá también al...read more

  • Jack London

    Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. Half wolf, half dog, White Fang fully understands the cruelty of both nature and humans. After nearly starving to death during the frigid Arctic winter, he’s taken in first by a man who “trains” him through constant whippings, and then by another who forces him to participate in vicious dogfights. Follow White Fang as he...read more

  • Jack London

    Experience the wonder and terror of the natural world in Jack London’s White Fang, an unabridged InAudio presentation. Jack London’s White Fang is an impactful examination of the harsh realities of nature and the damage humans can cause, but also of the will to survive that is common between humans and wild animals alike. The book follows White Fang, a feisty wolf pup that becomes a vicious wolf due to his interactions with harsh human masters. He is shuffled between masters throughout his life and taught to be destructive, but is eventually shown love and compassion by a human, and learns gentleness as an adult wolf.With a strong theme of nature versus nurture, a heartwarming...read more