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To build a fire and other stories: and other stories

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Publisher:
Bantam Books,
Pub. Date:
1988.
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English
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""To Build a Fire,"" the best-known of Jack London's many short stories, tells the tale of a solitary traveler on the Yukon Trail accompanied only by his dog as they endure the extreme cold. A classic narrative of a battle for survival against the forces of nature, ""To Build a Fire"" is London at his best. Also included here are ""The Red One,"" ""All Gold Canyon,"" ""A Piece of Steak,"" ""The Love of Life,"" ""Flush of Gold,"" ""The Story of Keesh,"" and ""The Wisdom of the Trail."" A vital collection of works by one of the greatest short-story writers in American literature, this edition is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
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Adventure fiction, American
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title_fullTo build a fire : and other stories [electronic resource] London, Jack, 1876-1916.
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Dogs
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Gold discoveries
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ISBN:
9780606017602
9781420959369
9780553213355
9781452622576
9781420936094