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Short stories : The Prodigal Father by Jack London

  The Prodigal Father by Jack London   I Josiah Childs was ordinarily an ordinary-appearing, prosperous business man. He wore a sixty-dollar, business-man’s suit, his shoes were comfortable and seemly and made from the current last, his tie, collars and …

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Short stories : The Red One by Jack London

  The Red One by Jack London   THERE it was! The abrupt liberation of sound! As he timed it with his watch, Bassett likened it to the trump of an archangel. Walls of cities, he meditated, might well fall …

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Short stories : The Sea-Farmer by Jack London

  The Sea-Farmer by Jack London   “That wull be the doctor’s launch,” said Captain MacElrath. The pilot grunted, while the skipper swept on with his glass from the launch to the strip of beach and to Kingston beyond, and …

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The Short, Frantic, Rags-to-Riches Life of Jack London

Portrait of Jack London by Arnold Genthe (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division) Click for a full size image The Short, Frantic, Rags-to-Riches Life of Jack London London, who died a century ago, was a rough and tumble troublemaker …

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Short stories : The Sun-Dog Trail by Jack London

The Sun-Dog Trail by Jack London SITKA CHARLEY smoked his pipe and gazed thoughtfully at the POLICE GAZETTE illustration on the wall. For half an hour he had been steadily regarding it, and for half an hour I had been …

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Short stories : The Sunlanders by Jack London

The Sunlanders by Jack London Mandell is an obscure village on the rim of the polar sea. It is not large, and the people are peaceable, more peaceable even than those of the adjacent tribes. There are few men in …

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