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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By London, Jack

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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: To Build a Fire : And Other Stories  
Author: London, Jack
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections: Classic Literature Collection, DjVu Editions Classic Literature
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Publisher: Djvu Editions Classic Literature


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Excerpt: ?But I say, Kid, isn?t that going it a little too strong? Whiskey and alcohol?s bad enough; but when it comes to brandy and peppersauce and?--?Dump it in. Who?s making this punch, anyway?? And Malemute Kid smiled benignantly through the clouds of steam. ?By the time you?ve been in this country as long as I have, my son, and lived on rabbit tracks and salmon-belly, you?ll learn that Christmas comes only once per annum. And a Christmas without punch is sinking a hole to bedrock with nary a pay-streak.? ...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: To the Man on Trail, 1 -- The White Silence, 12 -- In a Far Country, 24 -- The Wisdom of the Trail, 44 -- An Odyssey of the North, 53 -- The Law of Life, 90 -- The God of His Fathers, 99 -- The League of the Old Men, 117 -- B?atard, 136 -- All Gold Canyon, 153 -- Love of Life, 177 -- The Wit of Porportuk, 201 -- The Apostate, 230 -- To Build a Fire, 254 -- South of the Slot, 274 -- The Chinago, 295 -- A Piece of Steak, 313 -- Mauki, 336 -- Koolau the Leper, 354 -- The Strength of the Strong, 373 -- War, 391 -- The Mexican, 398 -- Told in the Drooling Ward, 428


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