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“To Build a Fire” by Jack London

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A man walks across the Yukon trail to reach the camp of the others by Henderson Creek, his dog at his side. He doesn't think he's ever known it so cold, 50 below at least. He knows he needs to be careful of his footing, that getting his feet wet could be fatal, causing him to light yet another fire to dry out.

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About the Author
John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.
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