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The sea wolf

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1989.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life of a Norwegian sealing schooner and a grim picture of a sailor who is a combination of savage and superman.
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Genre/Form: Allegories
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack London
ISBN: 0895773384 9780895773388
OCLC Number: 20988675
Description: 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Jack London ; illustrations by W.J. Aylward ; afterword by John L. Cobbs.

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Life of a Norwegian sealing schooner and a grim picture of a sailor who is a combination of savage and superman.

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Light-weight philosophical sea adventure, ELC review

by vleighton (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Good Permalink

  Jack London confessed freely to writing for the primary purpose of maximizing his income, so we should not be surprised if his prose is a bit slapdash and not much of a challenge to the reader. It is certainly not intentionally obscure, and he was probably proud of its lack of elitism, given...
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Appreciation for the Sea

by sarahblatt (WorldCat user published 2010-07-06) Good Permalink

Jack London’s novel, The Sea Wolf, is an adventurous and intriguing tale of the sea. London describes beautifully how a man can cherish everything the sea has to offer. In the novel, Humphrey is a thirty-five year old man who never had to do any sort of physically labor in his life. One day,...
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London's Best

by RLRychtanek (WorldCat user published 2010-04-22) Very Good Permalink

When I first picked up this novel, I was ready to put it back on the shaelf after the first page. I loved London's other novels, but I was skeptic as to whether or not I would be able to keep up with this book's pace and the dictions/rhetoric used throughout it. However, I was gravely wrong and The...
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