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Jack London

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Definition U.S. writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush and is best remembered for his novella, The Call of the Wild (1876-1916)
  • I was reminded of Jack London's books—you know, where the wolf pack waits in silence for one of two members to go down in a fight.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
Jack London = U.S. writer of novels best remembered for his novella, The Call of the Wild.
  • A demigod built it—Jack London.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • The Commoner stared carefully at the window display which included several copies of Before Adam, by Jack London.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • July 30: Of all the sea books I've been reading, the book that has taken me over is Jack London's Martin Eden.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • White Fang — Jack London PART I CHAPTER I—THE TRAIL OF THE MEAT Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Gallien wondered whether he'd picked up one of those crackpots from the lower fortyeight who come north to live out ill-considered Jack London fantasies.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Led by Olympic swim star Duke Kahanamoku, Waikiki beach boy George Freeth, and with the help of famous writer Jack London, surfing became part of the new mystique of Hawaii.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • Old buildings, whose gray rococo facades housed my memories of the Forty-Niners, and Diamond Lil, Robert Service, Sutter and Jack London, were then imposing structures viciously joined to keep me out.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Jack London TO BUILD A FIRE Day had broken cold and grey, exceedingly cold and grey, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earth-bank, where a dim and little-travelled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland.
    Jack London  --  To Build a Fire
  • Behind them loomed Jack London's dream home—a massive ruin of red and gray stones and rough-hewn timber beams.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "So Jack London went to Camp Half-Blood," Leo guessed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I thought of Jack London not putting a final period on the last sentence of the book as Martin lost consciousness and drifted into death.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • Alex was big on the classics: Dickens, H. G. Wells, Mark Twain, Jack London.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Liked to read books by that Alaska guy, Jack London.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Jack London, The Call of the Wild
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The significance of Buck in Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild is that Buck is symbolic of a cat.
    AVI  --  Nothing but the Truth
  • Question four: What is the significance of Jack London's choice in making Buck, the dog in The Call of the Wild, the focus of his novel?
    AVI  --  Nothing but the Truth
  • That is what people can learn from Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild.
    AVI  --  Nothing but the Truth
  • Can't believe how stupid and boring Jack London is!
    AVI  --  Nothing but the Truth
  • Jack London, White Fang
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild

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