Jack London gained his first and most lasting fame as the author of tales of the Klondike gold rush. This, his first collection of stories, draws on his experience in the Yukon. The stories tell of gambles won and lost, of endurance and sacrifice, and often turn on the qualities of exceptional women and on the relations between the white adventurers and the native tribes. This new edition, which includes the whole of London's first book and many of the best Northern tales from his later collections, makes available fresh perspectives on the work of this enduringly rewarding writer.
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