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Jack London the famous American writer, who reflected the hopes, conflicts, frustrations (разочарование), was born in San Francisco on January 12 1876. His family moved to Oakland where he wrote in his autobiographical “John Barleycorn”. He had quitted school at 14. He started working as his family was very poor. He was a sailor. The experience of a sealing cruise formed the basis of his future sea stories. He was a member of Industrial army later he was arrested for vagrancy(бродяжничество) About the age of 19 he attended Oakland High school for a short time and then had a year at the University of California. He got a job because he has no money to pay his tuition(обучение). In winter 1897 London joined the gold rush to the Klondike. He didn’t find gold but wonderful stories written after returning were based on the life in the North. He had always been an excellent storyteller. He won the first prize, 25$. His first book “The Son of the Wolf” gained a wide audience(завоевать аудиторию). During his short life London wrote fifty books his most popular books are: “The God of His Fathers”, “The Call of the Wild”, “White Fang”, “Martin Eden”, “The War of Classes” and others. He died on November 1916. His books are read everywhere I think Jack London on of the favourite writer among teenagers.