The Call of the Wild and Selected Stories

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Signet Classic, Sep 1, 1998 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Inspired by the rugged landscape of the wild Northwest frontier, Jack London's immortal "The Call of the Wild" has captivated readers of all ages with its unique perspective -- a narrative from the viewpoint of a sled dog named Buck -- and its theme of man's instinctive return to primitive behavior when pitted against the brute force of nature. Based on London's own adventures in the Great White North, packaged with "The Call of the Wild" are the short stories "Diable -- A Dog", "An Odyssey of The North", "To The Man On Trail", "To Build A Fire", and "Love of Life".

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User Review  - freddiefreddie - LibraryThing

The Call of the Wild and White Fang were the most gripping out of all of these stories. If you never paid attention to the plight of wolves before, you will after reading these stories. Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

"And beyond that fire...Buck could see many gleaming coals, two by two, always two by two." Read full review

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John Griffith "Jack" London (1876-1916) is an American author, journalist, and social activist. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".

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