Anglų skaidrės. Jack London. The contents page. Synopsis Early years The Young Writer Commercial Success Final Years. Synopsis. Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on January. Early years. Journalist and author John Griffith Chaney. His father was. Jack London grew. The Young Writer. His life as a writer essentially began in. For London, the contest was an eye-opening experience. Commercial Success. London found fame. The success did little to soften London's hard-driving lifestyle. He charged forth. In 1900 London. For much of. Sources of information.