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When the moon rises over the Klondike River, you can still hear the lonely howl of Buck, the most famous ghost dog of them all. Kidnapped, beaten, and starved, Buck becomes a legend when he is shipped to the snowy northern goldfields to work as a sled dog. Bucks companions have become almost as famous. Theres Spitz, the dog that Buck must fight for the leadership of the pack, the one-­eyed Sol-­leks, the tragic Curly, Dave, Joe, Pike, Dub, and Dolly. And theres John Thornton, the new master who Buck comes to love. Yet, Buck knows that one day he must leave the human world, for his ancestors are telling him to answer the call of the wild.

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White Fang is the titular character and a novel by American author Jack London. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906. The story takes place in Yukon Territory, Canada, during the Klondike Gold Rush at the end of the 19th-­century, and details a wild wolfdog's journey to domestication. White Fang is a companion novel (and a thematic mirror) to London's best-­known work, The Call of the Wild, which is about a kidnapped, domesticated dog embracing his wild ancestry to survive and thrive in the wild. Much of the novel is written from the view-­point of his canine character, enabling London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang examines the violent world of wild animals and the equally violent world of humans. The book also explores complex themes including morality and redemption. White Fang has been adapted for the screen numerous times, including a 1991 film starring Ethan Hawke. The book includes colored illustrations, a . . .

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Un des chefs d'oeuvre de Jack London, un grand classique de la littérature de jeunesse. Buck, un croisé de terre-­neuve et de colley âgé de 4 ans et demi et pesant 70 kg, appartient à un magistrat de la vallée de Santa Clara (Haute-­Californie). Loin d'avoir une «vie de chien», Buck coule une existence heureuse dans la famille du juge Miller. Mais tout bascule le jour où, victime de la traîtrise d'un homme, il se retrouve vendu à un conducteur de traîneau dans le Grand Nord américain. Finie la vie d'aristocrate blasé, Buck va devoir affronter son destin dans un univers glacial et sans pitié, où chaque faute, chaque erreur est sévèrement sanctionnée. Saura-­t-­il survivre dans ce monde cruel où règne la loi du plus fort' Qu'adviendra-­t-­il de cet admirable chien le jour où il découvrira, d'abord avec amertume, puis avec un plaisir trouble et instinctif, le goût du sang' Édition Ebooks libres et gratuits.

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Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-­burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing.

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A prize fighter faces the corruption of civilization and finds redemption in the wilds of California.

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'Mush on!­' Buck does not read the newspapers. If he had, he'd have known that for good strong dogs like himself trouble is brewing. Man has found gold and because of that Buck is kidnapped and dragged away from his sunny home to become a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing North. With strength, imagination and cunning on his side Buck must fight for survival. But will he ever trust Man again? This book also includes White Fang a story about a wild young cub, part dog and part wolf. Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can find out if you're a wild wolf or a faithful dog and learn more about the Arctic gold rush! Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-­first century classics list aimed at 8-­12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-­Time.

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