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The Call of the Wild

By Jack London

The Call of the Wild follows the life of a dog named Buck. The story opens when Buck is stolen from his home in California 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 is set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. Jack London spent almost a year in the Yukon collecting material for The Call of the Wild. Much of the books appeal derives from its simplicity as a tale of survival. As early as 1923, the story was adapted to film, and it has since seen several more cinematic adaptations. This edition is limited to 1,000 copies.

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  • ISBN: 9781772263077
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The Author

Jack London

John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.