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

Hardcover | May 2, 2017

byBrenda Peterson

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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.

"Read this gorgeous, mind-blowing book and prepare to become an ardent advocate for co-existence with animals who turn out to be more like us than most people would have dared imagine."—Sy Montgomery,Soul of an Octopus

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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 citizen...

Brenda Peterson is 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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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 2, 2017Publisher:Da Capo BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306824930

ISBN - 13:9780306824937

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