To Build a Fire and Other Stories
On Sale: April 1, 1986
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to
attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art
enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story.
Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen
for each title-offering clear, accurate, and readable text.
All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature
Introductions and Afterwords.This edition of To Build a Fire
and Other Stories includes an Introduction, Biographical
Note, and Afterword by David Lubar.It was so cold that his
spit froze in the air before it hit the ground. He was so
far above the Artic Circle that the sun never rose. Seventy
below zero, and there was nothing but whiteness in every
direction: ice and snow. No trees, no houses, no wood, no
warmth.He had only a few matches and a handful of frozen
fingers. And yet, to survive, he had to build a fire....Jack
London's tales of adventure were unsurpassed because London
was there. From Alaska to the Yukon, from the Klondike to
the Arctic tundra, London knew the outlaws and the wolves,
the prospectors and the grizzlies. In these collected
stories of man against the wilderness, London lays claim to
the title of greatest outdoor adventure writer of all time.
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