The Call of the Wild: By Jack London (Paperback)

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By Jack London, Philip R. Goodwin (Illustrator), Charles Livingston Bull (Illustrator)
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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781724796318
ISBN-10: 1724796313
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 5th, 2018
Pages: 114
Language: English