In this novel I included my adventure of the Klondikes. Here London wrote one of his most celebrated works, The Call of the Wild. At 19 he crammed a four-year high school course into one year and entered the University of CaliforniaBerkeley, but after a year he quit school to seek a fortune in the Klondike gold rush.
It's terrible. On returning to California inLondon began working deliberately to get published, a struggle described in his novel, Martin Eden serialized inpublished in Heinold lent London tuition money to attend college. The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in Seeking a way out, he borrowed money from his foster mother Virginia Prentiss, bought the sloop Razzle-Dazzle from an oyster pirate named French Frank, and became an oyster pirate himself.
I wrote more than 50 books and made more than a million dollars on them. John Barleycorn became a novel about my struggles with alcoholism. In his letters London addressed Sterling as "Greek", owing to Sterling's aquiline nose and classical profile, and he signed them as "Wolf".
Marshall Bond's diary mentions friendly sparring with London on political issues as a camp pastime. Chris McCandless admired Jack London as a man and a writer. I left the bay and headed for New York City. At age 14 he quit school to escape poverty and gain adventure.