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The call of the wild ; and, White Fang / Jack London ; with an introduction and notes by Tina Gianquitto ...

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greentown PL - Greentown TF LONDON PAP (Text) 75342000079832 Teen Fiction Paperback Checked out 10/24/2018
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC LON (Text) 37323001732745 FICTION Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC London (Text) 31208910841677 paperback Available -

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  • ISBN: 1593080026
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 17 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, [2003]

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General Note:
The call of the wild was originally published in 1903; White Fang in 1906.
Summary, etc.:
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. White Fang is the story of a wolf-dog who is befriended by a kind man who becomes his master.
Subject: Klondike River Valley (Yukon) > Fiction.
Gold mines and mining > Fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
Wolves > Fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    The tragic impact of conflict between the natural world and human civilization is the theme of two of London's most famous tales of the wilderness.
  • Sterling
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    • Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events
    • Footnotes and endnotes
    • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work
    • Comments by other famous authors
    • Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations
    • Bibliographies for further reading
    • Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
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