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's Wildlife in America or 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 Peterson is the author of eighteen books, including the novel Duck and Cover, which was a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year," and I Want to Be Left Behind, selected by the Christian Science Monitor among the Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of 2010. Her most recent work, Your Life Is a Book, was a monthly Oprah book club se...
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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's considerable writing skills shine brilliantly through her engaging, flowing prose as she seamlessly interweaves science, history and memoir in this important and meticulously researched book."-Forbes, ?The 10 Best Environment, Climate Science and Conservation Books of 2017?