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To Build a Fire - cover

To Build a Fire

Jack London

Publisher: 책보요여

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Summary

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.”
\"To Build a Fire\" is a short story by American author Jack London. The story is an oft-cited example of the naturalist movement that portrays the conflict of man vs. nature.

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