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John Barleycorn By Jack London
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Published in 1913, John Barleycorn was an autobiographical book dealing with London's enjoyment of alcohol. This is a very frank account in which London discusses what it means to be an alcoholic and... More > explaining in detail what his daily habits turn to after years of abuse through drink. He claims early on not to have been a hereditary alcoholic, meaning someone whose body chemistry is predisposed to the substance but rather to have learned his trade through his love of 'the kick'. While London didn't directly die of alcohol, by the time he was forty he suffered from advanced kidney disease in the form of stones and it was while trying to alleviate the pain of this illness that he took an overdose of morphine. This was three years after John Barleycorn was published.< Less
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John Barleycorn by Jack London. Author of "The Call of the Wild," "The Abysmal Brute," "Smoke Bellew," "The Night-Born," etc. Illustrated by H. T. Dunn.... More > Reproduction of 1913 Edition.< Less
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John Barleycorn by Jack London. Author of "The Call of the Wild," "The Abysmal Brute," "Smoke Bellew," "The Night-Born," etc. Illustrated by H. T. Dunn.... More > Reproduction of 1913 Edition.< Less
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John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the... More > then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.He is best remembered as the author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".[citation needed] He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. -wikipedia< Less
John Barleycorn By Jack London
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A clipping from The Publishers Weekly, Volume 84 [1913]: Author's own story of his life and experience with alcohol. He has been acquainted with alcohol since he was five years old, in his teens he... More > could out-drink the toughest longshoreman, here confesses that he drinks to-day far more than is good for him, and tells how for twenty years against his wish liquor has been forced upon him, until now he has the drinker's desire. Book tells of his life as newsboy, sailor, miner, wanderer and successful writer.< Less
John Barleycorn Must Die: The Fall of the Sky-Gods. By Howard Gayton, Rex Vanryn
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The magician-sleuth John Barleycorn is charged by a mysterious woman to protect a young girl from a sinister fraternity known as The Kingdom. In doing so, he is forced to undertake a quest into the... More > darkest reaches of his mind as he races against time to prevent 'Sky-fall,' and the enslavement of humanity.< Less
John Barleycorn Must Die: The Fall of the Sky-Gods. By Howard Gayton, Rex Vanryn
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The magician-sleuth, John Barleycorn is charged by a mysterious woman to protect a young girl from a sinister fraternity known as the Kingdom. In doing so, he is forced to undertake a quest into the... More > darkest reaches of his mind as he races against time to prevent 'Sky-fall,' and the enslavement of humanity.< Less
Brine 'n Gale --- Wine 'n Ale By Richard Michael Joseph
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"Brine 'n Gale---Wine 'n Ale" is a collection of 19 songs for 3 male voices (TBB). The songs range from slow, haunting melodies like "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still" to... More > humorous drinking songs like "The Old Dun Cow" and "John Barleycorn." These are songs as much at home in the ale house as the concert hall.< Less
The Novels and Short Stories of Jack London By Jack London
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This collection has the following books: Novels: The Cruise of the Dazzler, A Daughter of the Snows, The Call of the Wild, The Kempton-Wace Letters, The Sea-Wolf, The Game, White Fang, The Iron... More > Heel, Martin Eden, Burning Daylight, Adventure, The Scarlet Plague, A Son of the Sun, The Valley of the Moon, The Mutiny of the Elsinore, The Star Rover, The Little Lady of the Big House, Jerry of the Islands, Michael, Brother of Jerry Short Stories and Short Story Collections: Son of the Wolf, Children of the Frost, Tales of the Fish Patrol, Lost Face, South Sea Tales, The House of Pride and other tales of Hawaii, Smoke Bellew, The Turtles of Tasman, On the Makaloa Mat, The Road, John Barleycorn, When God Laughs, and other stories, Dutch Courage and Other Stories, Brown Wolf and other stories, The God of His Fathers, Love of Life and Other Stories, Moon-Face, To Build a Fire, Before Adam, That Spot, The Strength of the Strong, The Red One, The Faith of Men, The Night-Born, War of the Classes< Less