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Details"A young dog, Buck, grew up as the favourite pet of a loving family, in California. But his life took a sudden turn when he was sold by a rogue servant and was transported to the Far North. The cold, wild land was cruel and heartless; inhabited by greedy gold prospectors, savage wolves and even more savage Indians.Buck became a sled dog and was subjected to a life of immense hardship. He soon realised that he must return to the law of the wild and learn to survive.Buck turned to the ways of his forefathers, using the cunning, toughness and ferocity that lay dormant in him he became the strongest sled dog in Alaska.But can he overcome the urge to run free of mans rule; the urge to respond to the call of the wild?"ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jack London: John Griffith "Jack" London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.His most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories"To Build a Fire","An Odyssey of the North", and"Love of Life".He also wrote about the South Pacific in stories such as"The Pearls of Parlay" and"The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf.He had written 23 novels; 21 short story collections; 3 autobiographical memoirs; 22 Non-Fiction & Essays; 3 Plays; 45 Poetry; 119 Short Stories.
SKU Code PRK B 5105 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789380070858 Author Name JACK LONDON Publisher Name OM KIDZ