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No other writer of adventure short stories and novels was as successful and as prolific as Jack London. He lived the life he wrote about, and his stories cover every corner of the globe. His characters are based upon people he knew and encountered throughout his active young life. His characters consist of all colors and creeds, ages and abilities, educations and backgrounds- but they generally have two things in common: the will to survive and thrive, and the inner toughness required to get ...
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Known mainly for his tales of adventure, this work of science fiction by Jack London is set in a post-apocalyptic future. It’s 2072, sixty years after the scarlet plague has depopulated the planet. James Howard Smith is one of the few survivors of the pre-plague era left alive in the San Francisco area, and as he realizes his time grows short, he tries to impart the value of knowledge and wisdom to his grandsons. Through his narrative, we learn how the plague spread throughout the world and ...
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Call of the Wild is an emotional rollercoaster of a novel set during the late 19th century Klondike Gold Rush. The central character is Buck, an Alaskan sled dog who is forced to adjust to the cruel climate in order to survive. If you have even a remote love of dogs then you will fall head over heels in love with this book. In fact, take away the fact that Buck is a dog and the story is the same, a struggle against greed and to live a life of freedom. London spent a year in Yokel researching ...
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Hugely popular among younger readers, White Fang by Jack London was a runaway hit when it first debuted in 1906, as a serial story in the Outing magazine. Since then it continues to enjoy immense acclaim and popularity as a coming of age allegory where a nonconformist youngster is transformed into a responsible citizen. The most appealing aspect of White Fang is that it's told from the point of view of an animal, in this case an Alaskan Husky. Like Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, White Fang als ...
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A maritime classic acclaimed for its exciting adventure, The Sea Wolf offers a thrilling tale of life at sea, while exploring the many difficulties that may erupt on board a ship captained by a brutally hedonistic and controlling individual. Additionally, the psychological adventure novel covers several themes including mutiny, existentialism, individualism, brutality, and the intrinsic will to survive. The novel sets into motion when its protagonist, the soft and cultivated scholar Humphrey ...
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'To Repel Boarders' is a boy's boating adventure which involves two young men who have invested in their own sloop and are sailing late at night on a short trip. One of the boys begins a discussion lamenting the fact that their lives lack any adventure and he wonders how they would react if they had to face a bad situation. Not long after, a series…
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From our new collection at 1001's Best of Jack London- Three men meet at a San Francisco bar to reminisce about their experiences in the Yukon years before- and one of them recalls a woman that he met "1000 miles from anywhere" living with a tribe of Indians in the sub-arctic. She was a white woman- and her story was incredible. She had known she w…
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The dramatic ending of Jack London's epic short story 'To Build A Fire". A man alone in the Alaskan wilderness in the dead of winter struggles to survive in a frozen wilderness where one small mistake can cost you your life... The Adventures of Philo Vance feature a very smart gumshoe, the creation of author S.S. Van Dyne, and who is adept at solvi…
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An older boy who has been supporting his working mother and family by working non-stop 12 hours a day in the mills since he was a young boy finally makes the decision to put it all behind him. One definition of "Apostate "- a person who leaves job, family, etc. behind to pursue a new life. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay htt…
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When Big Dave first saw Flush of Gold for the first time he fell head over heels for her and he didn't just stop at "til death do us part" APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/u…
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Two British gold rush adventurers and a white woman share a tent while a bad storm takes place outside. They fill their time telling stories of their past until the woman, who had to abandon her packs, decides to go out in the storm alone to rescue her clothes. One of the two men tells the story of a Siwash (Chilcot) Indian girl he took for his wif…
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A man in far north Alaska finds himself struggling to survive against hunger and wolves. His survival will come down to how much will to live he has left. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podca…
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Written in 1911, this short story by Jack London provides a window to another time. Feminists decry this story as "male centric" - which it is- and so were the times. But at least men were chivalrous then, something rarely seen today. An innocent young lady named Loretta tells a new suitor that she has made a huge mistake with a former boyfriend wh…
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A science fiction tale from Jack London that tells of a high tech madman who sets out to destroy the world in retribution for abuse he received both as a child and as an adult. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/…
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A white man stops at an Indian camp in the frozen Yukon to seek shelter for a night and stays with an old man and his squaw who have been left behind while the remainder have gone on a hunt for meat. The visitor supplies them with tea and tobacco and cooks moose meat for them, and once the old man gets his energy back, he answers as to why their tw…
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A young boy left in charge of his fathers cable ferry which operated 200 feet over top of the Sacramento River is suddenly faced with a herculean problem. The cable car they used had never ben used to transport people, yet suddenly a man and wife appeared in a storm with an emergency, needing to cross. Follow our new True Stories interview show 100…
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The hurricane continues to rage across the tiny island as many of the inhabitants are swept away- but nature and fate pick the ones who will survive. Naori is swept far off the island and looking at isolation and probable death until an unexpected discovery gives her the strength to survive. ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay http…
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An islander finds a huge pearl and a strange twist of events occurs. From Jack London's 'South Sea Tales' collection. ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZTL42pg0szYdYV7mwMC?si=SCPAOiSgQiyo0ZSO_OFDyw&nd=1&dlsi=012b3f28347743d5 1001's Best of Jack London at Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/2H…
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Two young mountain climbers are about to take on the famous Half Dome in the High Sierras when they see a distress signal flashed at them from high up on the peak.. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZ…
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Jack London traveled the rails as a hoboe in the late 1890's and recorded his adventures in a collection of stories called "Road"- which is where this story comes from. Here he describes the life, which was extremely hard, especially in the winter, and gives us an inside look at the dangers that existed for migrants. This show used actual TV script…
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Host Brian Tremblay explains our new interview show 1001 True Stories here... 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay is a fast-moving and interesting "True Story Podcast" weekly show hosted by broadcaster and creative talent Brian Tremblay and featuring guests with a wide variety of captivating stories to tell. Sometimes funny, sometimes scary, and …
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Did you ever have that great urge to get away on what might be the adventure of a lifetime? When an already established and successful Jack London and his wife Charmian bought property in northern California on which they could build a ranch house- they could have settled back and enjoyed the easy life there for the rest of their years. But she was…
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A man traveling by dog team through the frozen Alaskan wastelands in search of a legendary gold mine is shot by an unknown assailant and returns fire, minutes before another man appears driving his dogs. He whistles to the man to warn him of the shooter on the other bank and the man stops, whereupon he is also shot, and killed. Soon another man acc…
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A young boy raised by his father in the frozen Yukon finds himself alone when thieves come to steal gold claims in their area. He places his life at risk to deal with them by stealing one of their dog teams and leading them on a deadly chase for one hundred miles to Dawson and the man who can help them. Check out the latest new Jack London episode …
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