The Call of the Wild (Paperback)

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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. The Call of the Wild falls into the genre of animal fiction, in which London attributes human thoughts and insights to Buck. The story is also an example of American pastoralism.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781718159280
ISBN-10: 1718159285
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: August 15th, 2018
Pages: 76
Language: English