Buck is a powerful dog who lives on Judge Miller’s estate in Santa Clara Valley. However, when men discover gold in a region of Canada, there is a great demand for strong dogs who are able to pull sleds. This causes Buck to be kidnapped…
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by Jack London
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Santa Clara Valley and the Yukon, c. 1896–99
John Thornton, Buck, Judge Miller, François, Spitz
The story is about a massive dog named Buck, a Saint Bernard and Scotch Shepherd mix. Buck's comfortable life of a pet is reversed to the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life.