Wolf Nation: The Life, Death, And Return Of Wild American Wolves by Brenda PetersonWolf Nation: The Life, Death, And Return Of Wild American Wolves by Brenda Peterson

Wolf Nation: The Life, Death, And Return Of Wild American Wolves

byBrenda Peterson

Hardcover | May 2, 2017

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In the tradition of Peter Matthiessen'sWildlife in Americaor Aldo Leopold, Brenda Peterson tells the 300-year history of wild wolves in America. It is also our own history, seen through our relationship with wolves. The earliest Americans revered them. Settlers zealously exterminated them. Now, scientists, writers, and ordinary citizens are fighting to bring them back to the wild. Peterson, an eloquent voice in the battle for twenty years, makes the powerful case that without wolves, not only will our whole ecology unravel, but we'll lose much of our national soul.
Brenda Petersonis the author of eighteen books, including the novelDuck and Cover, which was aNew York Times"Notable Book of the Year," andI Want to Be Left Behind, selected by theChristian Science Monitoramong the Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of 2010. Her most recent work,Your Life Is a Book, was a monthly Oprah book club selection....
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Title:Wolf Nation: The Life, Death, And Return Of Wild American WolvesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.32 × 6.75 × 1 inPublished:May 2, 2017Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0306824930

ISBN - 13:9780306824937

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"Peterson broadens the existing wolf-behavior knowledge base through well-informed discussions of the pivotal effect that wolves have on wild ecosystems, the increasingly sophisticated study of wolf biology, and not only why wolves howl but what they might be saying."
-Santa Fe New Mexican