THE CALL OF THE WILD [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Call of the Wild is a novella by American author Jack London published in 1903. The story takes place in the extreme conditions of the Yukon during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush, where strong sled dogs were in high demand. After Buck, a domesticated dog, is snatched from a pastoral ranch in California, he is sold into a brutal life as a sled dog. The novella details Buck's struggle to adjust and survive the cruel treatment he receives from humans, other dogs, and nature. He eventually sheds the veneer ...
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THE CALL OF THE WILD

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Overview

The Call of the Wild is a novella by American author Jack London published in 1903. The story takes place in the extreme conditions of the Yukon during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush, where strong sled dogs were in high demand. After Buck, a domesticated dog, is snatched from a pastoral ranch in California, he is sold into a brutal life as a sled dog. The novella details Buck's struggle to adjust and survive the cruel treatment he receives from humans, other dogs, and nature. He eventually sheds the veneer of civilization altogether and instead relies on primordial instincts and the lessons he has learned to become a respected and feared leader in the wild.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015361728
  • Publisher: Stingray
  • Publication date: 9/11/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 358,767
  • File size: 282 KB

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  • Posted February 27, 2011

    WOW!

    I had to read this book for my advanced reading class. At first, I thought that it would be an easy, boring book, but as we read it, it was very interesting. So, as we finished reading it, we had to come up with an alternate ending, amd the book was easy to understand, so the ending was easy. I learned a lot from this particular book, and I will encourage others to read it as well.

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  • Posted July 6, 2014

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