Jack London (1943)

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on Jul 15, 2011

A journey through the life of the famous writer (among many other things), since his work in a factory of preserved food, his involvement in oysters extraperlo, his employment as a seaman, gold digger, war correspondent, and his love affairs….

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The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London (repost)

Iron Heel - Jack London - Book Cover

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Reposting The Iron Heel. It’s a must-read book, or you can listen to it via the link.

https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/ Read it online: Jack London: The Iron Heel Table of Contents *** The Iron Heel per­formed by Matt Soar Audio­book ver­sion of The Iron Heel 1908 by Jack London. Foreward Chapters 1-25: The Iron Heel The Iron Heel (audio­book) writ­ten by J … Read More

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The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London

Iron Heel - Jack London - Book Cover

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Read it online:

Jack London: The Iron Heel

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The Iron Heel
per­formed by Matt Soar

Audio­book ver­sion of The Iron Heel 1908 by Jack London.

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Wolf Larsen, Nietzsche and the Titans of Capitalism by Gary Sudborough

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by Gary Sudborough
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5 July 2009

When he was young, Jack London was a very strong man and an oyster pirate on San Francisco bay. He initially believed in might makes right. However, he worked in many different occupations and noticed many strong, decent, hard working men destroyed by accidents, diseases, the fickle hand of fate or the toxic, dangerous and harsh environments of the capitalist’s factories and mines. Jack London became similar to Upton Sinclair, who wrote about the destruction of Jurgis Rudkus’s Lithuanian family in the meat packing plants of Chicago in a book called The Jungle. Jack London, besides writing novels like The Call of The Wild and White Fang, also wrote books critical of his former ideology and of capitalism such as The Sea Wolf and The Iron Heel. Much to his credit, Jack London became a socialist.

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Jonah Raskin: The Radical Jack London: Writings on War and Revolution

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Interview with Jonah Raskin, Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at Sonoma State University, about his book “The Radical Jack London: Writings on War and Revolution”. Continue reading