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South Sea Tales By Jack London
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Set sail for nautical adventure with Jack London, the author of the action/adventure classic Call of the Wild. These stories are set on islands, ships, and the open sea, and all offer the vivid... More > descriptions and bracing action for which London was best known. A must-read for fans of ripping sea yarns.< Less
South Sea Tales By Jack London
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South Sea Tales (1911) is a collection of short stories written by Jack London. Most stories are set in island communities, like those of Hawaii, or are set aboard a ship. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Sea_Tales_(1911) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.Some of his most famous works include 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". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_London< Less
South Sea Tales By Gudmundur Kamban
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South Sea Tales (1911) is a collection of short stories written by Jack London. Most stories are set in island communities, like those of Hawaii, or are set aboard a ship. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Sea_Tales_(1911) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.Some of his most famous works include 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". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_London< Less
Typee: A Romance of the South Sea By Herman Melville
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Based on Melville's actual experiences after having jumped ship in the Marquesas Islands, this work was extremely popular, and provoked disbelief among its readers until the events it described were... More > corroborated by Melville's fellow castaway, Richard Greene. While the book is based on fact, Typee is properly considered a work of fiction: the three week stay on which the author based his story is extended to four months, and Melville drew extensively on contemporary accounts by Pacific explorers to add cultural detail to what might otherwise have been a straightforward story of escape, capture and re-escape.< Less
South Sea Tales, By LewisJack CarrollLondon
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Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas By Herman Melville
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herman Melville[a] (August 1, 1819 – September 28,... More > 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period best known for Typee (1846), a romantic account of his experiences in Polynesian life, and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His work was almost forgotten during his last thirty years. His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Melville< Less
Typee: A Romance of the South Seas By Herman Melville
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herman Melville[a] (August 1, 1819 – September 28,... More > 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period best known for Typee (1846), a romantic account of his experiences in Polynesian life, and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His work was almost forgotten during his last thirty years. His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Melville< Less
Frontier Boys in the South Seas By Wyn Roosevelt
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The South Sea Whaler By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
South Sea Tales By Jack London
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Like the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne... More > only of experience. The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its capricious tropical landscape, while also trenchantly observing the delicate interplay between imperialism and the exotic. And as Tony Horwitz asserts in his Introduction, “When London’s stories click, we are utterly there, at the edge of the world and the limit of human endurance.”< Less

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