The Call of the Wild

  • | 1 | Trouble Ahead

  • Narrator

    Trouble was coming.

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  • But Buck didn’t know.

  • Dogs couldn’t read newspapers.

  • Gold had been found in the Arctic.

  • Dogs with strong muscles were in danger.

  • Thousands of men were rushing north.

  • They needed dogs.

  • They wanted strong dogs.

  • They wanted furry dogs.

  • They wanted big dogs.

  • Dogs that could work hard.

  • Narrator

    Buck lived in a large home in sunny California.

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  • It was Judge Miller’s place.

  • There was a lot of land.

  • There was a stable.

  • Grapes were growing.

  • There were fruit trees and green grass.

  • Buck ruled over the land.

  • He was born here four years ago.