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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hawley Public Library CD TALKING BOOK J LON (Text) 33500011045168 Main Checked out 12/26/2019
Roseau Public Library BOOK-ON-CD ya LON (Text) 35500004997415 Main Checked out 12/18/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307710284 :
  • ISBN: 0307710289 :
  • Physical Description: 3 sound discs (ca. 64 in. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Library ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House/Listening Library, p2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jeff Daniels.
Summary, etc.:
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews - Audio And Video Online Reviews 1991-2018
    Originally published in 1903, London's tale of Buck, a dog in the days of the Yukon gold rush, receives a fresh treatment through Daniels' rigorous narration. Buck is one of the most enduring characters in literature, and listeners will thrill anew to his journey from pampered pet to primal creature. Stolen from his home in California and forced into serving a succession of masters as an Alaskan sled dog before answering his true "call" as leader of a wolf pack, Buck's adventures are powerful, palpable, and immediate for both seasoned and reluctant listeners. Daniels sets an exciting pace and never wavers; his rich, deep tones exude a masculine edge that seems just right. Package cover art by Caldecott-winning artist Jerry Pinkney is especially attractive and eye-catching. Those familiar with the classic story will discover a fresh enjoyment, and new listeners will be equally pleased with this audio. Grades 6-10. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jack London's collection of works include The Call of the Wild, considered to be his finest work, The Sea Wolf, and White Fang among others.  He died in Novemebr 1916.

Subject: Dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
Wolves > Fiction.
Yukon > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Canada > History > 1867-1914 > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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