“A Daughter of the Snows” is Jack London’s first novel, first published in 1902. The story takes place in the Yukon and follows Frona Welse, graduate from Stanford university who takes to the road when she dishonours her wealthy father’s community by befriending a prostitute in the town. The story is notable for its powerful and independent heroine, who is one of many to feature in his future books. John Griffith London (1876 – 1916), commonly known as Jack London, was an American journalist, social activist, and novelist. He was an early pioneer of commercial magazine fiction, becoming one of the first globally-famous celebrity writers who were able to earn a large amount of money from their writing. London is famous for his contributions to early science fiction and also notably belonged to “The Crowd”, a literary group an Francisco known for its radical members and ideas. Other notable works by this author include: “The Cruise of the Dazzler” (1902), “The Kempton-Wace Letters” (1903), and “The Call of the Wild” (1903). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.