The Call of the Wild
Publication Date: February 1, 2003
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First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike.
Jack London (1876-1916) was a prolific American novelist and short story writer. He is also known for his books The Call of the Wild and The Sea-Wolf. He was born in San Francisco, California.
When writer Jonathan Evison reads a book, he wants full immersion â�� emotionally, intellectually and sensually. He suggests three wild, Western adventure tales that will pick you up, knock you down and leave you breathless. More at NPR.org
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