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Burning Daylight

Author: Jack London
Publisher: New York : Mondial, ©2008.
Series: American classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A prospector nicknamed Burning Daylight strikes it rich during the Alaskan Gold Rush, but after he's cheated out of his fortune by crooks on Wall Street, he becomes a scoundrel. Moving to Oakland, California, he buys property, and sets up utilities and public transportation systems through overbearing and shady tactics. He becomes self-indulgent with drink and food. And then, for the first time, he falls in love.
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Fiction
Western fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack London
ISBN: 1595691065 9781595691064
OCLC Number: 298466734
Description: 204 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: American classics
Responsibility: Jack London.

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A prospector nicknamed Burning Daylight strikes it rich during the Alaskan Gold Rush, but after he's cheated out of his fortune by crooks on Wall Street, he becomes a scoundrel. Moving to Oakland, California, he buys property, and sets up utilities and public transportation systems through overbearing and shady tactics. He becomes self-indulgent with drink and food. And then, for the first time, he falls in love.

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