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To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

by Jack London

To Build a Fire: For the Nit-Pickers True or False

1. The man begins the story seventy miles south of what Yukon town? -> Whitehorse
2. What is the only person's name mentioned in the story? -> Guy
3. In what context is the name Bud brought up? -> The man wishes he had a nose strap like his friend.
4. At what exact time "to the minute" does the man arrive at the forks of Henderson Creek? -> Twelve-thirty
5. What kind of tree dumps snow (and blots out) the man's second fire? -> Spruce

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