The Call of the Wild & White Fang

Top Five Classics

Book 16
Top Five Books LLC
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This Top Five Classics illustrated edition of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild and White Fang includes:

• More than 30 illustrations from the original editions of The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Philip R. Goodwin, Charles Livingston Bull, and Frank E. Schoonover
• London’s 1908 essay, “The Other Animals,” his response to Teddy Roosevelt’s accusation of being a “nature-faker”
• A helpful introduction, author bio, and bibliography

Based in large part upon Jack London’s own experiences as a prospector during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1893, The Call of the Wild traces the untaming of Buck, a St. Bernard–Scotch shepherd mix taken from his comfortable home in the Santa Clara Valley to the frozen wilds of the Yukon. Published in 1903, the book vaulted London to international fame. Three years later, he wrote White Fang, the story of a wolf-dog who undergoes the opposite journey from the northern wilderness to civilization and domestication. Both books would become synonymous with the author and have rightly remained beloved classics for over a century.
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America’s beloved storyteller Jack London was a pioneer of commercial magazine fiction, winning worldwide celebrity through famous novels such as ‘The Call of the Wild’ and ‘White Fang’ and inspiring readers across the world with tales of the Klondike Gold Rush. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Jack London, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 3)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to London's life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 24 novels, with individual contents tables
* Even includes the rare novels ‘THE CRUISE OF THE DAZZLER’ and ‘HEARTS OF THREE’, often missed out of collections
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* ALL 197 short stories and novellas presented with their own contents table — find that special story quickly and easily!
* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read
* RARE magazine articles by the great writer
* The popular travel book ‘THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK’ is presented with its original images of London’s adventures
* includes the special BONUS text of Charmian London's biography "Book of Jack London" — explore the author’s amazing life in the words of his beloved wife
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
THE CRUISE OF THE DAZZLER
A DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS
THE CALL OF THE WILD
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERS
THE SEA-WOLF
THE GAME
WHITE FANG
BEFORE ADAM
THE IRON HEEL
MARTIN EDEN
BURNING DAYLIGHT
ADVENTURE
SMOKE BELLEW
THE SCARLET PLAGUE
A SON OF THE SUN
THE ABYSMAL BRUTE
THE VALLEY OF THE MOON
THE MUTINY OF THE ELSINORE
THE STAR ROVER
THE JACKET
THE LITTLE LADY OF THE BIG HOUSE
JERRY OF THE ISLANDS
MICHAEL, BROTHER OF JERRY
HEARTS OF THREE

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES

The Plays
THEFT
THE ACORN-PLANTER
A WICKED WOMAN
THE BIRTH MARK
THE FIRST POET
THE RETURN OF ULYSSES: A MODERN VERSION

The Poetry
LIST OF POEMS

The Memoirs
THE ROAD
JOHN BARLEYCORN

The Non-Fiction
THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS
WAR OF THE CLASSES
HOW I BECAME A SOCIALIST
REVOLUTION AND OTHER ESSAYS
THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK
WHAT COMMUNITIES LOSE BY THE COMPETITIVE SYSTEM
THE HUMAN DRIFT
THE STORY OF AN EYEWITNESS
EDITORIAL CRIMES – A PROTEST
THE FUTURE OF WAR
MEXICO’S ARMY AND OURS
A LETTER TO HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.
A LETTER TO WOMAN’S HOME COMPANION
PHENOMENA OF LITERARY EVOLUTION
AGAIN THE LITERARY ASPIRANT
THE RED GAME OF WAR
WITH FUNSTON’S MEN
STALKING THE PESTILENCE
THE TROUBLE MAKERS OF MEXICO
LAWGIVERS
OUR ADVENTURES IN TAMPICO
HOUSEKEEPING IN THE KLONDIKE

The Biography
BOOK OF JACK LONDON by Charmian London


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Publisher
Top Five Books LLC
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Published on
May 1, 2014
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Pages
342
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ISBN
9781938938139
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Classics
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
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This content is DRM protected.
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