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Author London, Jack, 1876-1916.

Title Adventure / Jack London
Published [Auckland, N.Z.] : Floating Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (1 electronic document (342 pages))
Contents Something to be done -- Something is done -- The Jessie -- Joan Lackland -- She would a planter be -- Tempest -- A hard-bitten gang -- Local colour -- As between a man and a woman -- A message from Boucher -- The Port Adams crowd -- Mr. Morgan and Mr. Raff -- The logic of youth -- The Martha -- A discourse on manners -- The girl who had not grown up -- "Your" Miss Lackland -- Making the books come true -- The lost toy -- A man-talk -- Contraband -- Gogoomy finishes along Kwaque altogether -- A message from the bush -- In the bush -- The head-hunters -- Burning daylight -- Modern duelling -- Capitulation
Summary Though novelist Jack London is best known for the paean to natural wonder that is The Call of the Wild, he had an activist side, as well. In Adventure, London describes and skewers the plantation system of The Solomon Islands in a devastating take-down that is equal parts adventure tale and social justice tract
Notes Archived by the National Library of New Zealand
Title from PDF title page (viewed on Aug. 22, 2011)
Novel by an American-based author, set in the Solomon Islands
"First published in 1911"--Page 2
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional. Nz
Subject Adventure stories, American.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Adventure stories, American.
Oceania -- Fiction
Genre/Form Action and adventure fiction.
Adventure fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781775418719