The Log of the Snark

The Log of the Snark

Author: Charmian London

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ISBN: UCAL:$B58456

Category: Oceania

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The Log of the Snark

The Log of the Snark

Aboard the Snark , Port Mary ( Upuna ) , Island of Santa Anna ( Owa Raba ) , Sunday , June 28 , 1908 . Curious Sabbaths these , at the ends of the earth . A week ago we were in the bush village on Tana , and now , here we are at last in ...

Author: Charmian London

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ISBN: WISC:89097145429

Category: Oceania

Page: 487

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Categories: Oceania

The Log of the Snark

The Log of the Snark

Author: London Charmian

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 1314450409

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Page: 560

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Charmian Kittredge London

Charmian Kittredge London

Log of the Snark: Here and There in the Solomons.” Mid-Pacific Magazine 12 (December 1916): 533–38. . “Log of the Snark: Jack London, Skipper.” Mid-Pacific Magazine 11 (May 1916): 417–21. . “Log of the Snark: Koro, Sea Fiji.

Author: Iris Jamahl Dunkle

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806168395

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 312

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Charmian Kittredge London (1871–1955) was the epitome of a modern woman. Free-spirited and adventurous, she defied modern expectations of femininity. Today she is best known as the wife of the famous American author Jack London, yet she was a literary trailblazer in her own right. This biography is the first book to tell the complete story of Charmian’s life—freed from the shadow cast by her famous husband. In this biography, Iris Jamahl Dunkle draws the reader into Charmian’s private and public worlds, underscoring her literary achievements and the significant role she played in promoting her husband’s legacy. Her life, as Dunkle emphasizes, required fortitude and bravery, and in many ways it paralleled the history of the American West. Born on the mudflats of what would become Los Angeles’s harbor, Charmian became an orphan at age fourteen. Raised by her aunt Netta Wiley Ames, a noted writer and editor for the Overland Monthly, Charmian attended college, became an expert equestrian and concert pianist, and had a successful career as a stenographer. But her life shifted when, in 1905, she married Jack London, already a bestselling author. For the rest of Jack’s life, until his untimely death at the age of forty, reporters would follow the couple’s every move. Charmian and Jack traveled the world, exploring and writing together. In addition to collaborating with Jack on many of his projects, Charmian wrote three books about her travels, as well as countless articles. After Jack’s death in 1916, she remained a celebrity, continuing to travel and write—and seek adventure. She also wrote a biography about her late husband and managed his estate, influencing how Jack’s literary legacy was remembered. Charmian Kittredge London is a central figure in California cultural history. Now, thanks to Dunkle’s riveting portrait, readers have the opportunity to embark on the grand adventure that was her life.
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Log of the Snark

Log of the Snark

Author: Charmian Kittredge London

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ISBN: 0243705018

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Jack London Enhanced Ebook

Jack London  Enhanced Ebook

54. CKL, The Log of the Snark, ix (“amethyst flood”). 55. JL, The Cruise of the Snark, 38 (“thrill... pride”). 56. Ibid., 21 (“leaked . . . badly,” “to say . . . galley,” “keep . . . afloat,” “I have . . . pumping”). 57.

Author: Cecelia Tichi

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9781469622675

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 296

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Jack London (1876-1916) found fame with his wolf-dog tales and sagas of the frozen North, but Cecelia Tichi challenges the long-standing view of London as merely a mass-market producer of potboilers. A onetime child laborer, London led a life of poverty in the Gilded Age before rising to worldwide acclaim for stories, novels, and essays designed to hasten the social, economic, and political advance of America. In this major reinterpretation of London's career, Tichi examines how the beloved writer leveraged his written words as a force for the future. Tracing the arc of London's work from the late 1800s through the 1910s, Tichi profiles the writer's allies and adversaries in the cities, on the factory floor, inside prison walls, and in the farmlands. Thoroughly exploring London's importance as an artist and as a political and public figure, Tichi brings to life a man who merits recognition as one of America's foremost public intellectuals. This enhanced e-book edition of Jack London features significant archival motion picture footage. Eight ebook enhancements take readers into the motion-picture world of Jack London's 1900s--to the very sights that impacted his bestselling writings. Readers get front row seats to the terrifying San Francisco earthquake of 1906, to the Hawaiian beachfront where London first saw the Waikiki "surf riders," to ringside where prizefighters battled for championships. These and other historic film footage clips make this an ebook for the twenty-first century.
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