Jack London, author
Jan. 12, 1876- Nov. 22, 1916
Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1994)
London went to seek fame in the California gold rush and found it by writing about it. His most famous work: The Call of the Wild.
A bio, FAQs, photos, images, writings, resources for students and teachers can be accessed at The Jack London Online Collection hosted by Sonoma State University.