The People of the Abyss (Photographic reprint of 1903 Macmillan edition)

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9780512007636: The People of the Abyss (Photographic reprint of 1903 Macmillan edition)

The People of the Abyss (1903) is a book by Jack London (author of The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and many other books) about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets. The conditions he experienced and wrote about were the same as those endured by an estimated 500,000 of the contemporary London poor.

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In this 1903 publication, which influenced later socially minded authors like George Orwell, American writer Jack London (1876-1916) examines the living conditions of the impoverished residents of London's East End, demonstrating how politics had failed the vulnerable. The text is illustrated with photographs of the places and people mentioned.

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This book is in Electronic Paperback Format. If you view this book on any of the computer systems below, it will look like a book. Simple to run, no program to install. Just put the CD in your CDROM drive and start reading. The simple easy to use interface is child tested at pre-school levels.

Windows 3.11, Windows/95, Windows/98, OS/2 and MacIntosh and Linux with Windows Emulation.

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Jack London
Published by Garrett Press (1970)
ISBN 10: 0512007632 ISBN 13: 9780512007636
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Book Description Garrett Press, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Thus. Photographic reprint of 1903 Macmillan edition. Handsome cloth edition with silver and red stamping to spine. Bookseller Inventory # 047086

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