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Call of the wild by Jack London The Call of the Wild by Jack London is a story about Buck a four-year old dog that is part Shepherd and part St Bernard More importantly it is a story about the survival of the fittest in nature Throughout the novel Buck proves that he is fit and can endure the law of the club the law of the fang and the laws of nature In the beginning of the story Buck lives on Judge Millers estate in Californias Santa Clara Valley He leads a comfortable life there but it comes to an end when men discover gold in the Klondike region of Canada and there is a great demand for strong dogs to pull sleds Buck is kidnapped by a gardener with a gambling problem on the Miller estate and to pay off debts sold to dog traders who teach Buck to obey by beating him with a club and later ships him north to the Klondike Arriving in the chilly North Buck is amazed by the cruelty he sees around him As soon as another dog from his ship his friend Curly gets off the boat a pack of huskies violently attacks and kills her Watching her death Buck vows never to let the same happen to him Then Francois and Perrault two mail carriers working for the Canadian government buys Buck and he starts adjusting to a life as a sled dog He learns the instincts of his wild ancestors he learns to fight scavenge for food and sleep beneath the snow on cold winter nights At the same time he becomes fierce enemies with Spitz the lead dog in the team One of their fights is broken up when a pack of wild dogs invades the camp but Buck begins to undercut Spitzs authority and eventually the two dogs become involved in a major fight Buck kills Spitz and takes his
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