Jan 12, 1876. American author of more than 50 books: short stories, novels and travel stories of the sea and of the far north, many marked by brutal realism. His most widely known work is The Call of the Wild, the great dog story published in 1903. London was born at San Francisco, CA. He died of gastrointestinal uremia on Nov 22, 1916, near Santa Rosa, CA. Read more at http://london.sonoma.edu/.
Image: Public Domain, originally published by L C Page and Company Boston 1903 – http://www.archive.org/details/littlepilgrimage00harkuoft located via Wikipedia.org.