Books: Redskin in the Parlor

JACK: A BIOGRAPHY OF JACK LONDON by Andrew Sinclair

Harper & Row; 297pages; $12.95

JACK LONDON: THE MAN, THE WRITER, THE REBEL by Robert Barltrop Urizen Books/Pluto Press; 206 pages; $10

IRVING STONE'S JACK LONDON:

SAILOR ON HORSEBACK (A BIOGRAPHY) AND 28 SELECTED JACK LONDON STORIES Doubleday; 777 pages; $12.95 Jack London was the stuff of dust-jacket writers' dreams. His life read better than other novelists' plots. Before he was out of his teens he had, among other things, shipped on a sealing expedition to the Bering Sea, worked 14-hour days in a California cannery, ridden the hobo rails cross-country and served 30 days in...

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