Synopses & Reviews
The exquisite, thrilling tale of Buck's fight for survival and rise to become leader of the pack, presented here with companion novel White Fang Buck is the pampered offspring of a St. Bernard and a shepherd dog. When men find gold in the Yukon Buck's comfortable life in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley comes to an end. Kidnapped and dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing North, Buck must fight for survival. London's most famous work draws from his experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness as well as his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence.
About the Author
Jack London (1876-1916) is best known for his much-loved tales of the great outdoors, for which he drew on his experiences of the harshest environments as a seaman and as a prospector in Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush.