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Online Lecture: Jack London — Novelist, Adventurer & Activist

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT), to learn about the remarkable life of author Jack London.
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Online Program

Online Lecture: Jack London — Novelist, Adventurer & Activist

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT), to learn about the remarkable life of author Jack London.
Length
1 hour
Starts at
25
Length
1 hour
New
Starts at
25
Program No. 24502RJ

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Jack London, whose novels "Call of the Wild," "White Fang," and non-fiction "People of the Abyss" and "John Barleycorn, Alcoholic Memoirs," became international sensations. Road Scholar's San Francisco lecturer, James Dalessandro, discusses London's remarkable life as author of 51 books, 2,000 newspaper and magazine stories and his outspoken leadership of the Labor/Progressive movements that transformed the 20th Century.

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Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.
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James Dalessandro
James Dalessandro is a bestselling novelist, journalist and filmmaker. His novel "1906," an epic re-creation of the San Francisco Earthquake, was a #1 National Bestseller in Historical Fiction in its Kindle/digital release, as was his "Citizen Jane" in True Crime. His documentary "The Damnedest Finest Ruins" changed San Francisco history when city supervisors unanimously passed his resolution setting aside the death count of 478 and recognizing his figure of 3,000 plus. James has lectured to Road Scholars on dozens of topics for 15+ years.

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James Dalessandro is a bestselling novelist, journalist and filmmaker. His novel "1906," an epic re-creation of the San Francisco Earthquake, was a #1 National Bestseller in Historical Fiction in its Kindle/digital release, as was his "Citizen Jane" in True Crime. His documentary "The Damnedest Finest Ruins" changed San Francisco history when city supervisors unanimously passed his resolution setting aside the death count of 478 and recognizing his figure of 3,000 plus. James has lectured to Road Scholars on dozens of topics for 15+ years.





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