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Stories of adventure
the complete novel of The game, plus 46 short stories ...
by Jack London ; introduced by Russ Kingman ; compiled by Frank Oppel

Published 1980 by Castle Books in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Book

This volume contains the entire text of Jack London's novel The Game in addition to 46 of his short stories. The Game tells the story of Jack Fleming who the eve of his wedding arranges a ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through her eyes, the reader watches the fight that pits Jack against John Ponta revealing as much about her own nature as it does about the force that drives the two men. Each short story paints a picture of a time long gone. Adventure, bravery, and honor are the values of the men in these stories. In a harsh time, the men and women had to be resilient, and maintain their cheer in the face of hardship. The tales are a window into the past, and Jack London, one of the greatest writers of his time, captured the essence of life in the frontier, on the sea, and in the hearts and minds of the people of the past.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Haunts of Jack London
To the man on the trail -- -- An
odyssey of the North -- -- A
thousand deaths -- -- The
priestly prerogative -- -- The
minions of Midas --
Diable-a dog --
In Yeddo Bay -- -- The
leopard man's story --
Love of life --
Planchette -- -- The
unexpected --
Two gold bricks -- -- The
handsome cabin boy --
Brown Wolf -- -- The
Sun-Dog Trail -- -- A
relic of the Pliocene -- -- The
story of Jees Uck -- -- The
league of the old men -- -- The
one thousand dozen -- -- A
hyperborean brew --
Which make men remember -- -- The
master of mystery --
Keesh, the son of Keesh --
Nam-Bok the unveracious -- -- The
death of Ligoun --
Li Wan, the fair -- -- The
game --
Siwash --
Pluck and pertinacity -- -- The
sickness of lone chief --
At the rainbow's end -- -- The
banks of the Sacremento -- -- The
marriage of Lit-Lit --
White and yellow -- -- The
king of the Greeks -- -- A
raid on the oyster pirates -- -- The
siege of the "Lancashire queen" --
Charley's "coup" --
Demetrios Contos --
"Yellow handkerchief' -- -- A
daughter of the aurora -- -- The
lost poacher --
Chris Farrington, able seaman -- -- The
sunlanders --
Where the trail forks --
Dutch courage --
Jan, the unrepentant.

Edition Notes

Text in double columns.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PS3523.O46 A6 1980

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xiii, 482 p. :
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