Jack London is an iconic American writer, social activist, mostly known as the author of adventure fiction. Many of his literary works, including novels and short stories, based on his own life experience and they have inspired numerous authors' works, and adaptations for television and film. “The Road” is an autobiographical memoir by Jack London from his life as a hobo, first published in 1907. London relates every aspect of the hobo's life -- from catching a train to obtaining a meal. In "The Road," Jack London relates the tricks that hobos used to evade train crews, and reminisces about his travels with Kelly's Army. The truthfull novel, filled with emotional tension and true love of life, keeps the reader on tenterhooks and undoubtedly will not leave you indifferent.