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WHITE FANG is a novel by American author Jack London - and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. "So he became the enemy of his kind, domesticated wolves that they were, softened by the fires of man, weakened in the sheltering shadow of man's strength."White Fang Jack London's The Call of the Wild, White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized in the Canadian territory of Yukon at the end of the nineteenth century. White Fang is characteristic of London's precise prose style and innovation use of voice and perspective. Much of the novel is written from the viewpoint of the animals, allowing London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans. White Fang relies on his instincts as well as his strength and courage to survive in the Yukon wilderness despite both animal and human predators"and eventually comes to make his peace with man. White Fang has been adapted for the screen numerous times, including a 1991 film starring Ethan Hawke.Show more
Outside the ruins of San Francisco, a former UC Berkeley professor of literature recounts the chilling sequence of events which led to his current lowly state - a gruesome pandemic which killed nearly every living soul on the planet, in a matter of days. Modern civilization tottered and fell, and a new race of barbarians - the western world's brutalized workers - assumed power everywhere. Over the space of a few decades, all learning has been lost. Unlike the professor on Gilligan's Island, the narrator is the least useful member of a thriving tribe, whose younger generation are mostly descended from the tribe's brutish founder. He was known only by the title of his former occupation, so the tribe's name is: Chauffeur.Show more
Jack London's The Call of the Wild was written in 1903, but Buck's gripping adventure makes for a thrilling listen on audio more than 100 years after it was first published. This gripping story follows the adventures of the loyal dog Buck, who is stolen from his comfortable family home and forced into the harsh life of an Alaskan sled dog. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey that ends with his becoming the legendary leader of a wolf pack. "To this day Jack London is the most widely read American writer in the world," E. L. Doctorow wrote in The New York Times Book Review. Generally considered to be London's greatest achievement, The Call of the Wild brought him international acclaim when it was published. His story of the dog Buck, who learns to survive in the bleak Yukon wilderness, is viewed by many as his symbolic autobiography. "No other popular writer of his time did any better writing than you will find in The Call of the Wild," said H. L. Mencken.Show more
Savage cannibal head-hunters, a disease infested jungle, and the legacy of ancient astronauts. From start to finish this science fiction action adventure never lets up. One of Jack London's last and best. What was that amazing otherworldly sound? Bassett, a specimen hunting naturalist, is overwhelmed and obsessed with finding its source. Into the jungle of Guadalcanal he plunges, undeterred by fierce cannibals, headhunters, deadly tropical diseases, and a romantic savage. Relentlessly onward he fights his way, until many weeks later, sick and dying, he finally comes face to face with, and learns the incredible secret of, ""The Red One"". CONTENTS: The Red OneShow more
Farrell Slater, a TV news producer, is at a crossroads. Her job at KEY News hangs in the balance when she fails to convince her boss to broadcast the story of the auctioning of the legendary Fabergé Moon Egg. While trying to figure out what she will do with her future, she learns that the multimillion-dollar treasure isn't all it appears to be. Farrell seizes the opportunity to expose the story and, in the process, save her career. "A fun read with some nifty twists...Clark, a writer and producer for CBS news, understands how to hang on to her audience."--USA TodayShow more