Eyewitness: Jack London and the San Francisco Earthquake
by Jack London
Jack London was known for his adventure novels such as "White Fang" and "Call of the Wild." London, however, was also a journalist and war correspondent. After news of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake broke, he was asked by "Collier's," a prominent news and literary magazine, to report on the aftermath of the earthquake. Student's will read the passage from London's report and respond to questions on the details and the vocabulary.