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The Call of the Wild (Paperback)

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Complete and unabridged paperback edition.

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character of the novel is a dog named Buck. The story opens at a ranch in Santa Clara Valley, California, when Buck is stolen from his home and sold into service as a sled dog in Alaska. He becomes progressively feral in the harsh environment, where he is forced to fight to survive and dominate other dogs. By the end, he sheds the veneer of civilization, and relies on primordial instinct and learned experience to emerge as a leader in the wild. From Wikipedia.

About the Author

Jack London was born in San Francisco, California, on January 12th, 1876, as "John Griffith Chaney." He wrote short stories, essays, and novels and worked in journalism. London was one of the first novelists to make a lucrative career out of fiction-writing, achieving worldwide fame at age twenty-seven with The Call of the Wild. He passed away on November 12th, 1916, at age forty.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781092275804
ISBN-10: 1092275800
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2019
Pages: 110
Language: English