The Call of the Wild Author:Jack London "Never was there such a dog!" exclaimed John Thornton. And his partners, watching the beautiful dog perform near-miracles of courage and strength, agreed, "When he was made the mold was broke!" — Buck was a dog of the Southland. It seemed impossible that he could survive the cold and the brutality of life in the wild, cruel North. But his spir... more »it was never broken. He learned to obey the whip without being cowed by it, and he learned to kill to stay alive. He learned the thousand and one things it would take to make him one of the greatest dogs the North had ever seen.
Only one man, John Thornton, ever won Buck's heart. But even this great love was tempered by another, larger force. It was a strange feeling, mysterious, even frightening. And when it drew him, his love for John Thornton could not stop Buck from answering THE CALL OF THE WILD.« less