Tag: Jack London

Carl Wanderer- Somewhere in France During the Great War

Part 12 can be found here if you missed it… In searching for anything in Carl Wanderer’s war service that might shed on light on why he commited the crimes he did, I took a deep look at World War I and Carl’s place in it. The Great War left me truly in awe on... Read more »

Jack London in Veracruz

Part 11 can be read here if you missed it… Jack London was one of the most prolific and popular writers of the early 20th century with his short stories and novels (The Call of the Wild and White Fang among his most popular) still revered to this day.  An article London wrote from Veracruz... Read more »

The Mystery of the Ragged Stranger

The Ragged Stranger was front page news coast to coast as the art above printed November 21, 1920 in The Washington Times attests. Who was the Ragged Stranger? Was Al Watson the Ragged Stranger? Or Eddie Ryan? Earl Masters? John Maloney? Earl Keesee? Joseph Ahrens? Was he a shell-shocked veteran? A scion of wealth? An... Read more »