by Jack London
White Fang Resources
A one-stop home shopping network for text of all of London's greatest hits, including White Fang.
For the skinny on this hard core nature-lover, click away.
This site from Sonoma State University has it all. The home page is dedicated to all things London-y, and the more you click, the more you'll learn.
Movie or TV Productions
This has become the go-to movie adaptation, mostly because it sticks reasonably close to the book, but also because it features Ethan Hawke in his young-and-hunky phase.
They should have subtitled this "The Search for Gratuitous Profit."
This was an Italian production, starring former movie cowboy (and Quentin Tarantino obsession) Franco Nero. Like most movie adaptions, it, um, takes liberties.
And again with the unnecessary sequels.
Apparently, any movie set in Alaska with a wolf or a dog as a main character has to be called White Fang. Sadly this movie does not feature women on the hunt for rich husbands. Oh, how we wish it did.
Bad animation? Embarrassing voice effects? Story that bears only a passing similarity to the novel? It's all here.
Even back then, they made giant sweeping changes to the story.
Articles and Interviews
This interview is with Jack London's #1 fanboy, Earle Labor.
Here's a collection of all the letters London ever sent to anyone ever, for the nosier folks among us.
This article's all about the only known voice recording of London.
YouTube has the Ethan Hawke movie version available for download, although we recommend watching it on your big screen.
It's pure fiction, but this movie from the 1940s does present a colorful look at London's life.
Not so visually inclined? Check out this free audio download of White Fang being read aloud.
Here's a second audio book for White Fang, this one courtesy of iTunes.
Here's a picture of Jack London and Elsie Wilkinson on his ranch in California. Shmoop has gone for a visit (the ranch is now a state park), and trust us when we say it's gorgeous.
A shot of Jack London's Beauty Ranch. Any resemblance to any place in the book is purely coincidental.
He looks like he's right out of one of his stories, doesn't he? He might as well be Weedon Scott.