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White Fang by Jack London

White Fang (1906)

by Jack London

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    The Call of the Wild by Jack London (Anonymous user, kxlly)
    Anonymous user: Jack London's other famous tale of dogs in the wild.
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    A Dog Named Wolf by Erik Munsterhjelm (bookel)
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    The Wolfling by Sterling North (bookel)
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    The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna (hippietrail)

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I read this book in Danish when I was about 10, and it made a strong lasting impression. For that reason I'll give it at least 4 stars, although don't know how I would had rated it if I had read it as an adult. ( )
  Saltvand | Apr 9, 2014 |
Amazing book with a great story that kept me on my toes. Although you need to have kind of a long attention span it's a great story once you get into it. ( )
  IsaacPeterson.SBHS | Mar 12, 2014 |
I liked it alright as a dog lover but was a little bored finding descriptions repetitious. Call of the Wild was much better in my opinion. ( )
  KikiUnhinged | Feb 9, 2014 |
An emotive book depicting the imaginary life of a wolf. Through his feelings and opinions, Jack London presents us a comprehensive critic of inner and outer nature of humans by means of implicit comparisons between animals and humans. ( )
  animyrch | Dec 8, 2013 |
This story is about a wolf named White Fang. This wolf goes through many different "masters", each one meaner than the next. White Fang is trained to kill by the time he is sold to enough people. At the end, he is rescued by a man who tames him, and he is taken to California. He eventually finds a mate and has puppies.
All in all, this book outlines the hardships of wolf/dog life in the Yukon, and how any old person can drastically shape the life of an animal. ( )
  rrossi1 | Nov 7, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jack Londonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Applegate, KatherineIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chatty, JohnNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hootkins, WilliamNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kent, JonathanNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Murphy, JimForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen frozen waterway.
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White Fang is part dog, part wolf - and the only one of five tiny cubs to survive. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the harsh law of the North - kill or be killed. But nothing in White Fang's life can prepare him for the cruel owner who buys him and turns him into a vicious killer - a pit dog forced to fight for money. Will White Fang ever know the kindness of a gentle master or will he die a fierce killer?
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439236193, Paperback)

With an introduction from award winning K.A. Applegate, White Fang is one of London's classic tales of survival and one of his most popular stories. White Fang is part dog, part wolf, and the lone survivor of his family. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the law of the North--kill or be killed.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:57:48 -0400)

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The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.

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