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A Son of the Sun By Jack London
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Published in 1912 by MacMillan, A Son of the Sun is composed of eight separate stories linked by lead character David Grief, a ship owner plying his trade around the South Sea Islands. Encountering a... More > variety of foes including pirates and cannibals, Grief comes through with a mixture of experience and sheer physical courage.< Less
A Son of the Sun By Jack London
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Contains a number of lesser-known South Pacific tales. A SON OF THE SUN (excerpt) The Willi-Waw lay in the passage between the shore-reef and the outer-reef. From the latter came the low murmur of a... More > lazy surf, but the sheltered stretch of water, not more than a hundred yards across to the white beach of pounded coral sand, was of glass-like smoothness. Narrow as was the passage, and anchored as she was in the shoalest place that gave room to swing, the Willi-Waw's chain rode up-and-down a clean hundred feet. Its course could be traced over the bottom of living coral. Like some monstrous snake, the rusty chain's slack wandered over the ocean floor, crossing and recrossing itself several times and fetching up finally at the idle anchor... About Jack London: Jack London (1876-1916), was an American author and a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction. He was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing. London was self-educated.< Less
A Son of the Sun By Jack London
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Contains a number of lesser-known South Pacific tales. A SON OF THE SUN (excerpt) The Willi-Waw lay in the passage between the shore-reef and the outer-reef. From the latter came the low murmur of a... More > lazy surf, but the sheltered stretch of water, not more than a hundred yards across to the white beach of pounded coral sand, was of glass-like smoothness. Narrow as was the passage, and anchored as she was in the shoalest place that gave room to swing, the Willi-Waw's chain rode up-and-down a clean hundred feet. Its course could be traced over the bottom of living coral. Like some monstrous snake, the rusty chain's slack wandered over the ocean floor, crossing and recrossing itself several times and fetching up finally at the idle anchor. Big rock-cod, dun and mottled, played warily in and out of the coral. Other fish, grotesque of form and colour, were brazenly indifferent, even when a big fish-shark drifted sluggishly along and sent the rock-cod scuttling for their favourite crevices...< Less
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A Son Of The Sun By Jack London
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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
A Son of the Sun: Illustrated By Jack London
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A Son of the Sun: Illustrated by Jack London (1912); Illustrated by A. O. Fischer and C. W. Ashley. South Sea stories featuring David Grief. It is set in the South Pacific at the beginning of the... More > 20th century and consists of eight separate stories. David Grief is a forty-year-old English adventurer who came to the South seas years ago and became rich. As a businessman he owns offices in Sydney, but he is rarely there. Since his wealth spreads over a lot of islands, Grief has some adventures while going among these islands. London depicts the striking panorama of the South seas with adventurers, scoundrels, swindlers, pirates, and cannibals.< Less
First Sun By Tara Tolly
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When the bad boy son of the United States president sets his sights on Eden Warren, she is not impressed. The first son is dubbed “First Disaster” by the public for his questionable... More > antics and Eden has no intention of becoming his latest conquest. What could this former playboy do to convince Eden that he has truly changed his ways, especially when she discovers he’s hiding a government-protected secret that could permanently alter the course of life on Earth?< Less
Voyage to the Sun By Kurt Cline
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Kurt Cline, a native son of California, now a beloved Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at National Taipei University of Technology, in Tiawan China, will take you on a voyage... More > from Earth to the Sun. Voyage to the Sun contains poetry, two short stories, a translation of the Spanish Poet, Ramón del Valle-Inclán's The Kif Pipe, and selections from Jué Jù of the T’ang Dynasty.< Less
Baker & Son By D. F. Skertchly
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What awful secrets did his Aunt Dolly's precious portrait conceal? Vinegar Lane – the London street in Bethnal Green where Jack Pudden, 10, the baker's son, lived, saw the murder on his... More > doorstep, there followed a family funeral. Jack accepted both as the norm, but when his father announced he was getting married again, this he could not accept. Sarah moved in almost at once. Jack hated her on sight. But with six in the house, they had to get along. It was in the years of the Depression, death and disease crept hand in hand along the street. The bakery's trade was close to collapsing. Jobless marchers threatened their lives. But, in the misery of those times and personal shocks, Jack, who'd been apprenticed out, came through to take over the bakery, and fall in love. Suddenly the sun shone for him … and along came the war. While Jack was away being a soldier, family skeletons emerged and other shocks touching on him. When Jack came home, with a VC, all the startling secrets were revealed.< Less
Beautiful Sun: Boy Craze By M. Rose Barnett
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At the age of 4 her parents died. At the age of 5 her grandmother died. Now 16 and stuck in an orphanage, Saffire somehow continues hoping on the only Power she feels can save her, though peer... More > pressure and the head mistress of Telston Orphanage Community is pushing her even away from this. That is until a "holy" boy shows up, claiming to be her older brother. But he keeps looking at her in strange ways and acts more in love than he's admitting to. His over-protective and boyfriend-like behavior becomes a problem when a new student enrolls at school. See how it all unravels in Beautiful Sun: Boy Craze.< Less