John Griffith London

John Griffith London - Let me put this heavy load down and...

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Let me put this heavy load down and take some of these bulky clothes off and I'll tell you about how I became a short story and novel writer. I My name is John Griffith London. But I like to be called Jack. I was born in San S Francisco in 1876. Most of my childhood I was very poor. I had to help my parents earn e a living by doing odd jobs. I delivered papers, worked on ice-wagons, cleaned up a bowling alleys, helped in the cannery and only made ten cents an hour. I usually worked w ten hours a day. I learned what it was like being a member of the working-class and I a always had a distaste for its drudgery. I kept telling myself, "Jack, some day you will be w rich." I loved to read and often borrowed books of adventure, travel, and sea voyages. v At fourteen, I left school to lead a wandering and adventurous life, so I thought. Jobs t were hard to find but I was employed by the fish patrol in San Francisco Bay. Imagine
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course ACCT 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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