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The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild
Author: Jack London
Buck's teeth clamp on his rival's throat like the jaws of a steel trap. But the Husky will not give up. It's a fight to the death. And all the while the silent, wolfish circle waits to finish off whichever dog goes down first. — In the brutal life of the gold-mad Klondike, Buck learns the harsh law of the North: kill or be killed. He becomes a vi...  more »
ISBN: 337692
Publication Date: 3/1975
Pages: 172
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Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
Book Type: Paperback
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I was supposed to read this in 6th grade. I read most of it but never finished, and I don't know why I didn't. I was surprised, reading it again, how far through it I got - I remember specific passages from lo those many years ago.

Anyway, it was great! It was short, it was emotionally driven, and so it fit the character of a noble dog. It also pulses with a visceral sense of the Alaskan wilderness.

Nice job, Jack.
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