The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild – A tale of frontier days in the Yukon gold rush and the relationship between a sled dog, his keeper, and the call of the wild.

by: Jack London


Text from The Call of the Wild


Excerpt: BUCK did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone or himself, but for every tidewater dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego. Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were booming the find, thousands of men were rushing into the Northland.

About the Author:  John Griffith “Jack” London born in John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 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.

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