The Call of the Wild
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G&D Media, 2020.
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Jack London., & Jack London|AUTHOR. (2020). The Call of the Wild. G&D Media.

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Jack London and Jack London|AUTHOR. 2020. The Call of the Wild. G&D Media.

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Jack London and Jack London|AUTHOR, The Call of the Wild. G&D Media, 2020.

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Jack London, and Jack London|AUTHOR. The Call of the Wild. G&D Media, 2020. Web.

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