The Question and Answer section for Call of the Wild is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Buck nightly hears an ancient call deep in the forest. Sometimes he searches for it. Sometimes he hears it, springs from his place and runs wild through the forest. One night he hears it more clearly than ever before. He goes into the forest and...
Delivering dispatches after delivering the mail means that the dogs are already completely exhausted before the delivery to differetn stations begins.
Mercedes had a number of items packed on the sled that were tossed aside in an attmept to lighten the load. These included dishes, canned goods, blankets, and a tent.