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Publisher's Summary

The Call of the Wild takes the listener on an epic adventure during the Klondike Gold Rush during the 1890s. Buck, a four-year-old St. Bernard and Scotch sheppard crossbreed, is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. Then he is kidnapped and shipped to the cold bleakness of the Arctic to work with Klondike gold miners. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey that tells the tale of his unbreakable spirit.
Public Domain (P)2016 Bill Lord
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5 out of 5 stars
By Charles on 04-25-16

A story for the ages!

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

This book was a very fast listen. This is not the typical type of book that I would read. That being said, this was a great listen. The narrator really brought life to the story, it was like I was there watching everything happen. Bill Lord just has the best voice for this type of book.

This is a true adventure book, I wanted to know what was going to happen to Buck. From the first minutes, I got attached to him. There were so many different elements and settings in the story that I was almost always on the edge of my seat. There was always something new going on and never really a dull moment.

The narrator brought a great voice to the story and made it an enjoyable listen. This book is great for a younger audience as well as an older on. I can see this being a story for the ages. I really enjoyed it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Susaw on 07-20-16

Listening to this book was so enjoyable!

Like most people I had read this book as a child but didn't fully appreciate the story until I read it again a few years ago.

I enjoyed the book so much that when I saw it available in an audible format I wanted to get it.

I admit I was a little reluctant only because other books I had purchased in audible form were...idk...boring? I mean the voice was not very expressive and so slow. Geez it took forget to get through a book.

Not the case with this book narrated by Bill Lord. He has an extremely expressive and pleasing voice. The narration painted a captivating picture better than my imagination had when I had previously read the book. Seriously, it was like watching a movie with my ears.

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