Wolf: The Lives of Jack London
James Haley talked about his biography, Wolf: The Lives of Jack London (Basic Books, 2010). He recalls the life of writer Jack London, the author of many books including Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea Wolf. Mr. Haley reports on Mr. London’s early years as a child of poverty in San Francisco and his working life from his employment in a cannery following grammar school to his time at sea. The author examines Jack London’s interest in social justice and his frustration in not being able to spur his readership to support his many causes. James Haley discussed his book on August 4, 2010, at BookPeople bookstore in Austin, Texas, and responded to questions from members of the audience. close
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