Valley of the Moon
Valley of the Moon

Valley of the Moon

Jack London

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The Valley of the Moon (1913) is a novel by American writer Jack London. Inspired by his experiences as a working-class man and dedicated socialist, London incorporates aspects of... Más información
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Mint Editions
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Inglés
ISBN:
978-1-5132-7015-9
EAN:
9781513270159
Fecha publicación :
01-05-2021
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    The Valley of the Moon (1913) is a novel by American writer Jack London. Inspired by his experiences as a working-class man and dedicated socialist, London incorporates aspects of his own biography--his interest in sailing, his life on a ranch in Sonoma County--to tell a story of hardship, hope, and perseverance. Having grown disillusioned with the labor movement, London uses the novel to advocate for sustainable agriculture and other alternatives to industry, urban life, and modernization. A former professional boxer, Billy works as a Teamster in Oakland, where strikes and demonstrations for the labor movement often turn violent. Soon after his marriage to Saxon, a young laundry worker, Billy is arrested for assaulting a strikebreaker, the stress of which contributes to his wifes miscarriage. When he is released from jail, Saxon convinces him to reject the labor movement, and the two embark on a journey north to look for work and a new life away from the city. On the way, they meet immigrant farmers who instruct them in the ways of sustainable farming, briefly join an artists colony, and befriend

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    Jack London

    Jack London (San Francisco, 1876-Glen Ellen, 1916) es uno de los escritores de narrativa más importantes de principios del siglo XX. La lectura de su obra es imprescindible si se quiere tener una idea de la trayectoria que la novela contemporánea ha ido trazando hasta la actualidad. Jack London fue militante de diversos partidos políticos de corte socialista, donde destacó por sus ideas, que no dudó en reflejar en sus relatos, siempre con un estilo literario fresco y apasionado.
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