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Though composed by London's wife, it is not completely accurate. For example, it rewrites his origins by making John London his father, and underplays the role of the African American Prentiss family in his upbringing
Though composed by London's wife, it is not completely accurate. For example, it rewrites his origins by making John London his father, and underplays the role of the African American Prentiss family in his upbringing. She admitted it wasn't a definitive biography, yet it has a lot of worthwhile information nonetheless. Read with a critical eye.
About The Book of Jack London, Vol 1. Several years after Jack London's death, his wife Charmian released a 2-volume biography of his life
About The Book of Jack London, Vol 1. Several years after Jack London's death, his wife Charmian released a 2-volume biography of his life. Volume I starts with the origins of his parents, John and Flora, and covers Jack's childhood and early life growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. The book is full of his letters to Cloudesley Johns, Anna Strunsky, and others. The first volume ends with his voyage to Asia to cover the Japanese-Russian War. Charmian London.
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Charmian Kittredge London (November 27, 1871 – January 14, 1955) was an American writer and the second wife of Jack London
Charmian Kittredge London (November 27, 1871 – January 14, 1955) was an American writer and the second wife of Jack London. Charmian Kittredge was born to poet Dayelle "Daisy" Wiley and California hotelier Willard Kittredge at a railroad outpost south of Los Angeles.
John Griffith London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.
This results in much of the content of the first volume having taken place before Jack and Charmian met. Thus, much of what’s related in the first volume is second-hand information. In fact, those familiar with London’s work will recognize most of the anecdotes from his own published writings.
To cite one example, Charmian passes Jack’s stepfather off as his biological father, thus concealing the sketchy details of his birth, which may or may not have been out of wedlock. About two-thirds of the way through, even Charmian seems to realize that this has grown tiresome, so she starts to reprint Jack’s correspondence to two friends: Cloudesley Johns, a fellow struggling writer and lifelong penpal; and Anna Strunsky, a close friend and authoress with whom Jack collaborated upon the novel The Kempton-Wace Letters.
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