The Road, Jack London
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The Road

Author: Jack London

Narrator: Seth Thompson

Unabridged: 5 hr 35 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 02/20/2020

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs

Synopsis

Experience thetrials andhardships of a beloved writer’s lifein this InAudio production of Jack London’s memoir, The Road. Jack London isprimarilyknown for his novels and short stories that center the natural world. The Roadis a more personal storyand takes readers through London’s experiences in povertyin the late 1800s, which was the time of the largest economic depression in the United States to that day. Londonwrites about his experiences begging, sneaking onto trains, taking on many odd jobs, and evading the police who are out to arrest any vagrants. He also details his experience of eventually being arrested and subject to the horrors of a penitentiary, a sobering 30 days that would serve as the turning point forhis life and lead to him seeking education and becoming a writer.The Roadis an impactful and intriguing memoir that gives readers an appreciation for humanity of the poor, and a new understanding for the difficulties of those who suffer the most during times of national economic crisis

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