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The Summer of Jack London
The Summer of Jack London
By Andrew J. Fenady.

Cast: large and flexible. Strong, handsome, aspiring writer, young Jack London debarks from a hell-ship, North Star, commanded by vicious Captain Diequest, with a diary about the murderous voyage. On dry land Diequest taunts London into a primitive battle and loses. So begins London's most adventurous and romantic summer. His family destitute, Jack fights a bully to get backbreaking work shoveling coal. All day he works; at night he writes. London rescues a young dandy, Philip Bambridge, from muggers and falls in love with Bambridge's sister, beautiful, delicate Felicity—and she with him. But all forces conspire against them. London finishes the novel exposing Diequest, but Diequest plots to shanghai him. In a rollicking dockside fight and harrowing escape the only copy of the novel is destroyed. Gold strike in Alaska! Jack London must decide between his love of Felicity and his love of adventure—Alaska—writing—the call of the wild. Area staging.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  SE9
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  91
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  120 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 1583420355
Publication Date: 01/26/2001
Among his many other awards, Andrew J. Fenady received the Western Writers of America's most prestigious honor in 2006—The Wister Award—for his lifetime achievements and contributions to Westerns.

He was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Toledo, where he appeared in leading roles in many stage productions. He ...More
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