The Call of the Wild

In this classic novel from Jack London, Buck the dog is stolen from his California home and secretly shipped off to Alaska to take part in the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s. Thrown into a new life as a sled dog, Buck must quickly learn how to survive in a harsh environment as he faces challenges both from an unforgiving landscape and from the other dogs on his team. As Buck passes through a series of owners, he grows in power and confidence. But can he resist the growing call of the wild?

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