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Life Is An Adventure
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Adventure by Jack London first published in 1911.
Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the... More > racism of the colonialists or approving of it.
The basic premise is following the "Adventure" of a plantation owner in the Solomon islands in the late 1800's (I'm assuming), especially after a spunky American women gets shipwrecked off the island and comes to stay for a bit. The character of Joan, is really where the book redeems itself. For a book of that time, it is rare to find such a strong female character. What follows are adventures through the islands and a glimpse of plantation life in that place and time.< Less
The Rio Kid: Pulp Western Classics
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The Pulps were not always kind and often quite violent, especially the lead slinging pages of the Western Pulps. Collected here are 3 full length classics of gut searing action featuring the one and... More > only RIO KID! Return to those thrilling days of yesteryear when a mans life depended on how fast he could unholster his Colts! The daring Rio Kid takes on corruption and injustice and cures it with HOT LEAD. Not even the combined villainy of Jesse James and Billy the Kid can outmatch this Hero of the Western Pulp page.< Less
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A story about an incredible journey from South America to Europe to the United States. Account of a life of struggle and small victories. It is not only a story of a life but also the author's... More > perspective of literature and beliefs, such as The Universal Life Force and the Soul and Spirit that resides in all of us versus the only God of the Bible.
It has plenty of humor and plenty of sadness as well. Sarcastic noir humor. Slang/explicit & foul language included, interesting reading with extremely funny episodes and horrific tragedies. Intelligent spur of the moment expressions. Original text. Second Edition.< Less
Published in 1911, Adventure is an excellent example of one of London's South Sea novels. When David Sheldon becomes sick only the intervention of Joan Lackland saves his life.
Sheldon is the... More > proprietor of a coconut plantation of Guadalcanal in the Solomons and there's every likelihood that his illness will prompt his native workers to rebel and kill him. Lacklands unlooked for intervention averts disaster and together they work to resolve problems with the workers and how to manage his estate more effectively.
The distinction between the two characters, Sheldon a chivalrous but mean Englishman and Lackland a liberated American, provides a certain romantic tension to contrast with the sense of insecurity imposed by the dangers inherent on the island.< Less
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". 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.
The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
Robinson Crusoe (Pierce Brosnan) is a Scottish gentleman with experience in the Royal Navy and the British army. He accidentally kills his lifelong friend Patrick in a duel over his childhood love... More > Mary. Patrick's brothers arrive and threaten Crusoe, but his page manages to buy time for an escape. Fleeing back to Mary, Crusoe subsequently ends up leaving for a year so that Mary can attempt to smooth over relations with Patrick's family.
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The Life and Adventures of Lady Anne
Of the first years of my life I have but a slight recollection, as I suddenly lost my mother by death, and was placed under the care of strangers soon after I had completed my fifth year. What passed... More > before that time is like the faint remembrance of a long past dream, but it seemed to myself that I had lived among ladies and gentlemen--had been used to ride in a carriage, to be waited on by servants, who called me Lady Anne, and to be fondled by a lady and gentleman, who called me Annie, and their little darling, and whom I called father and mother.< Less
The Adventures of Teenage Life
this book is all about different subjects that teens might come across or have to deal with in their lifes