Jack London was born in San Francisco, California, on January 12th, 1876, as John Griffith Chaney.” He wrote short stories, essays, and novels and worked in journalism. London was one of the first novelists to make a lucrative career out of fiction-writing, achieving worldwide fame at age twenty-seven with The Call of the Wild. He passed away on November 12th, 1916, at age forty.
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