9781626864665

The Call of the Wild and Other Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9781626864665

  • ISBN10:

    1626864667

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/13/2015
  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics

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Summary

In The Call of the Wild, Buck, a domesticated dog, is stolen from his home in California and sold into sled dog slavery during the 1890s Klondike gold rush in Alaska. Forced to shed the comforts of civilization, he reverts to more primitive instincts and emerges as the leader of the pack. White Fang, published before The Call of the Wild, is the companion novel about a wild wolf dog who is adopted by a human and eventually domesticated. Also included are The Sea-Wolf and many short stories centered on Alaska and the Far North. Jack London’s classic tales — often told from the animal’s viewpoint — have been popular for decades and add a bit of gold to any reader's Word Cloud Classics collection.

Author Biography

John Griffith "Jack" London was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and to amass a vast fortune from his fiction alone. His most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang.

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