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The Road: A Biography of Jack Londons Life as a Hobo Jack London

The Road: A Biography of Jack Londons Life as a Hobo

Jack London

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ISBN : 9781451534658
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100 pages
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The Road is Jack Londons collection of stories from his life as a hobo. In this entertaining collection of tales and autobiographical essays, London relates every aspect of the hobos life -- from catching a train to cadging a meal. The wealth ofMoreThe Road is Jack Londons collection of stories from his life as a hobo. In this entertaining collection of tales and autobiographical essays, London relates every aspect of the hobos life -- from catching a train to cadging a meal. The wealth of experiences and the necessity of having to lie for a living brought depth Londons subsequent stories. In The Road, Jack London relates the tricks that hobos used to evade train crews, and reminisces about his travels with Kellys Army. Jack London later credited his story-telling skill to the hobos necessity of concocting tales to coax meals from sympathetic strangers.