The Call of the Wild & White Fang: Notes

The Call of the Wild & White Fang: Notes

The Call of the Wild & White Fang: Notes

The Call of the Wild & White Fang: Notes

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    Buck, a huge, four-year-old half-Saint Bernard and half-Scottish shepherd dog, is living a life of civilized ease in California's Santa Clara Valley in the home of Judge Miller. It seems to be the best of all possible worlds, for Buck is the most prized animal that the Judge owns. Around this time, however, gold is discovered in the great North, and large dogs suddenly become tremendously valuable because these types of dogs are needed to haul the heavy sleds through the deep snow fields.

    Tragically, for Buck, one of the Judge’s servants (an addictive gambler) steals Buck and sells him to a ring of thieves who are making a great deal of money by buying and selling dogs to northern...

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