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South Sea Tales

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Written by Jack LondonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jack London
Edited by Christopher GairAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Christopher Gair
Introduction by Tony HorwitzAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Tony Horwitz

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: April 9, 2002
  • Price: $13.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-75929-1 (0-375-75929-8)
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Like the celebrated Klondike Tales, the stories that comprise South Sea Tales derive their intensity from the author’s own far-flung adventures, conveying an impassioned, unsparing vision borne only of experience. The powerful tales gathered here vividly evoke the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific and its capricious tropical landscape, while also trenchantly observing the delicate interplay between imperialism and the exotic. And as Tony Horwitz asserts in his Introduction, “When London’s stories click, we are utterly there, at the edge of the world and the limit of human endurance.”