Goodbye Jack by Jack London

Jack Kersdale is a self made man born of missionary stock in Hawaii. He is smart and, as we learn early in the story, undoubtedly brave. So how could a beautiful woman waving goodbye from a departing ship bring him to white knuckle terror? Well, that is what the story is about. Jack London was said to “know the Hawaiians better than we know ourselves.” But he also committed the sin of writing about the elephant in the room.

This entry was posted in Adventure, Jack London, Romance. Bookmark the permalink.