Reviewed by Diane Disbro, Union Branch Manager, Scenic Regional Library
Jack London was never still. By the time he was 17 years old he had been an oyster pirate in the waters off of the California coast, a member of the shore patrol charged with apprehending his former workmate pirates, a seal hunter in the Bering Sea, a hobo riding the rails from coast to coast, and an inmate in a New York prison. Imagine having those life experiences and then returning to high school. That is what Jack did. He had been a voracious reader all of his life and he knew the importance of education.
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