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Baree, Son of Kazan By James Oliver Curwood

Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood

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Baree, Son of Kazan Summary

Baree, Son of Kazan: A Child of the Forest by James Oliver Curwood

Baree is the curious and kind offspring of Kazan and Gray Wolf. Happy in their home, Baree spends his day going on small adventures, until one day he wanders off a little too far. Lost and unable to find his way back home, Baree is tragically separated from his family, and is forced to find his own refuge. Though he tries to find his own pack, Baree is quickly shunned. In search of a new community and home, Baree begins friendships with bears, beavers, and other animals until he meets his closest friend of all-a young girl named Nepeese. Welcomed into the home of she and her trapper father, Pierrot, Nepeese and Baree share an intense bond. However, when another accident occurs, Baree finds himself once again separated from his family, but this time, he will stop at nothing to reunite with Nepeese. Featuring themes of friendship and chosen family, James Oliver Curwood's Baree, Son of Kazan is a touching adventure tale, full of emotion and action. Told through the lively narration of Baree, Baree, Son of Kazan depicts a thought-provoking perspective of human kind while also allowing readers to fully invest in the unique views of the young wolfdog. First published in 1917, this 20th century adventure novel has inspired two film adaptations, proving the strength of this timeless tale. This edition of Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood now features a new, eye-catching cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of Baree, Son of Kazan crafts an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original beauty of James Oliver Curwood's literature.

About James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927) was an American writer and conservationist popular in the action-adventure genre. Curwood began his career as a journalist, and was hired by the Canadian government to travel around Northern Canada and publish travel journals in order to encourage tourism. This served as a catalyst for his works of fiction, which were often set in Alaska or the Hudson Bay area in Canada. Curwood was among the top ten best-selling authors in the United States during the early and mid 1920s. Over one-hundred and eighty films have been inspired by or based on his work. With these deals paired with his record book sales, Curwood earned an impressive amount of wealth from his work. As he grew older, Curwood became an advocate for conservationism and environmentalism, giving up his hunting hobby and serving on conservation committees. Between his activism and his literary work, Curwood helped shape the popular perception of the natural world.

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