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The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

Jack London

Year of publication: 1903

THE CALL OF THE WILD Chapter I. Into the Primitive Old longings nomadic leap, Chafing at customs chain Again from its brumal sleep Wakens the ferine strain. Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego. Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were ...

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