The Star Rover

The Star Rover

eBook - 2017
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An inmate sentenced to life at San Quentin escapes the horrors of his incarceration through astral travel in this boldly imaginative work by a master storyteller. Darrell Standing endures the agonies of beatings and extended periods in a straitjacket by withdrawing into intense dreams of his past lives. Standing's fantasies transport him from his harrowing confinement to identities as a nobleman in medieval France, a shipwrecked seal-hunter, an Englishman in 17th-century Korea, and an advisor to Pontius Pilate. This final novel by the author of The Call of the Wild is both a tale of life in solitary confinement and an epic journey across space, time, and history. Jack London delivers a moving indictment of the brutality and corruption of the prison system that is also a celebration of the power of imagination to rise above misery and to keep hope alive.
Publisher: [United States]:, Dover Publications ,, 2017
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ISBN: 9780486823461
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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