The Call of the Wild by Jack LondonThe Call of the Wild by Jack London

The Call of the Wild

byJack London

Paperback | May 10, 2001

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This masterpiece recounts the gripping adventures of Buck, a courageous creature forced into the brutal life of sled-dog during the Alaskan gold rush. Forced to relinquish the safety of his familiar world, Buck survives and ultimately prevails in the harsh realities of the Far North through the discovery of his own primitive nature. Large print edition.
One of the pioneers of 20th century American literature, Jack London specialized in tales of adventure inspired by his own experiences. London was born in San Francisco in 1876. At 14, he quit school and became an "oyster pirate," robbing oyster beds to sell his booty to the bars and restaurants in Oakland. Later, he turned on his pira...
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Title:The Call of the WildFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 0.34 inPublished:May 10, 2001Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486417786

ISBN - 13:9780486417783

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I absolutely loved the story of Buck and his journey in the Yukon. A definite read!
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! I think the book was amazing and their is so much detail i congragalate you for it and hope 4 more;)
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Great book that gets you hooked
Date published: 2014-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Graphic Adaptation! Reason for Reading: I was introduced to this new imprint of Graphic Novels out of India and was very impressed with their selection and often unique titles. They are distributed here in North America through Random House and I thought I would check them out. This is from their Classics line. They also have Graphic Novel lines under Mythology, Biography & Originals. Jack London The Call of the Wild by Lloyd S. Wagner. Illustrated by Sachin Nagar. 71 pgs. 2010. Ages 13+. A top-notch graphic adaptation of one of my favourite classic novels. This graphic version is amazingly true to the novel. It evokes the same emotions and is as powerful a story as the novel. I can not think of anything that has been left out. The beginning scenes of Buck at home with the Judge are brief though and the graphic version quickly moves to and then concentrates on his Arctic experience. Very emotional read, and hard to read at times as the graphic version keeps the brutality of the original and there are some very graphic scenes not suitable for young readers. The illustrations are highly detailed with full backgrounds, using artistic devises and a pleasure to behold. Another impressive graphic adaptation of a classic story.
Date published: 2011-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This book is basically about the friendship between man and dog. There were some heart breaking moments throughout the book, but also there was adventure and excitment. A MUST READ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2005-03-30