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The Resource The call of the wild, Jack London ; edited by Nicholas Ruddick

The call of the wild, Jack London ; edited by Nicholas Ruddick

Label
The call of the wild
Title
The call of the wild
Statement of responsibility
Jack London ; edited by Nicholas Ruddick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A best-seller from its first publication in 1903, The Call of the Wild tells the story of Buck, a big mongrel dog who is shipped from his comfortable life in California to Alaska, where he must adapt to the harsh life of a sled dog during the Klondike Gold Rush. The narrative recounts Buck's brutal obedience training, his struggle to meet the demands of human masters, and his rise to the position of lead sled dog as a result of his superior physical and mental qualities. Finally, Buck is free to respond to the "call" of the wilderness. Over a hundred years after its publication, Jack London's "dog story" retains the enduring appeal of a classic. This Broadview Edition includes a critical introduction that explores London's life and legacy and the complex scientific and psychological ideas drawn upon by London in writing the story. The appendices include material on the Klondike, Darwin's writings on dogs, other contemporary writings on instinct and atavism, and maps of the regions in which the story takes place."--Page 4 of cover
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NLC
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1876-1916
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London, Jack
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1952-
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Ruddick, Nicholas
Series statement
Broadview editions
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  • Dogs
  • Dogs
Label
The call of the wild, Jack London ; edited by Nicholas Ruddick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally publ.: New York : Macmillan Co., 1903
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
429726273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9781551118444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)429726273
Label
The call of the wild, Jack London ; edited by Nicholas Ruddick
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally publ.: New York : Macmillan Co., 1903
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
429726273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9781551118444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)429726273

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