To Build a Fire and Other Favorite Stories (Thrift Edition) (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Born into poverty, Jack London led a knockabout existence before achieving success. The vitality and variety of his experiences are reflected in these 13 gripping tales of adventure and survival, including the title story, "A Piece of Steak," "The Mexican," "The Law of Life," "All Gold Canyon," "The Heathen," and 7 others.

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Still one of the most widely read American authors, London combined bare-fisted action with political passion to define the art of adventure fiction.With settings that range from the Yukon Territory to Australia, this collection includes the title story - commonly regarded as his best - as well as "A Piece of Steak", "Law of Life" and 11 more.

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Novelist, journalist, and social activist Jack London (1876–1916) rose from abject poverty to international fame. The bestselling, highest-paid, and most popular author of his era, London created a substantial body of work in his short life, drawing upon his experiences as a cannery worker, sailor, railroad hobo, and prospector.

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