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Call Of The Wild: Characters
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A powerful dog, half St. Bernard and half sheepdog, who is stolen from California. The main character in the novel. The protagonist.
Buck's final master, a gold hunter experienced in the ways of the Klondike. Buck loved him.
Buck's archrival and the original leader of Francois's dog team.
A French Canadian courier for the Canadian government - a little weazened man - who buys Buck in Seattle and adds him to his team.
A French Canadian half-breed who, twice as swarthy as his partner Perrault, made moccasins for Buck's sore feet by cutting the tops of his own moccasins.
An American gold seeker, he comes to Canada with his sister, Mercedes, and her husband, in search of adventure and riches.
Charles's wife. Hal's sister. She is spoiled and pampered.
Hal's brother-in-law and Mercedes' husband.
A dog on Buck's team. He becomes ill on one of the team's journeys but refuses to leave the harness, preferring to die pulling the sled.
An older, more experienced dog on Buck's team. Called The Angry One, blind in one eye, he wants to be left alone.
A dog friend of Buck's, met on the journey to the North, dies a horrible death.
Buck's original master, the owner of a large estate in California's Santa Clara Valley.
A gardener's helper on Judge Miller's estate who kidnaps Buck.
Another member of the team. He is a good-natured and sweet and shows Buck how to make a bed in the snow.
Another member of the team, Billie's brother. Unlike Billie, he is always snarling and defensive- a sour disposition.
Another member of the team, often referred to as the "malingerer." He rarely gets up on time and will steal food and generally undermine the expedition.
Another member of the team. He is an awkward blunderer who gets blamed for Buck's thievery.
Another member of the team, she goes mad- gets rabies- after being bitten by wild dogs.
A motherly Irish Setter who belongs to John Thornton.
A huge black dog that belongs to John Thornton.
The "wild brother" that Buck meets in the forest.
Man in the Red Sweater
Also known as the man with a club. Buck never forgets the law of the club.
One of John Thornton's partners (along with Pete).
A notorious troublemaker, he picks a fight in a bar and John Thornton steps in.
The man that bets John Thornton that Buck cannot pull a 1000 pounds of weight on a sled.
The man that loans John the money to make the bet.
The group of valley Indians that raids the camp of John Thornton and his companions.
The Scotch half-breed
Buck's owner after Francois and Perrault. He drove a mail train (sled).
One of John Thornton's partners ( along with Hans).
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