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The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

  

by Jack London

Billee and Joe (two dogs) Timeline and Summary

  • These two huskies are acquired by Perrault.
  • Billee gets beaten up by Spitz, but Joe holds his own.
  • Billee teaches Buck how to sleep in the snow.
  • Joe loses an eye and Billee an ear in the fight with the feral dogs.
  • Joe is kept in line by Buck, whereas Spitz was not able to punish him.
  • When Billee is too weary to rise, Hal kills him by knocking him in the head with a club.
  • Joe dies with the rest of the dog team when the bottom drops out of the trail.
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