The Company of Wolves

Front Cover
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 29, 2011 - Nature - 400 pages
8 Reviews
As wolves return to their old territory in Yellowstone National Park, their presence is reawakening passions as ancient as their tangled relations with human beings. This authoritative and eloquent book coaxes the wolf out from its camouflage of myth and reveals the depth of its kinship with humanity, which shares this animal's complex complex social organization, intense family ties, and predatory streak.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
3
4 stars
2
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: The Company of Wolves

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This was a well researched and all encompassing book about wolves. The history of both the grey and red wolf eradication in the lower 48 states and subsequent efforts to reestablish themselves (both ... Read full review

Review: The Company of Wolves

User Review  - Brooke - Goodreads

Good info, a little outdated. And long. Read full review

Contents

Last of the Bounty Hunters
30
Killing
49
The Voice of the Wolf
79
Leader of the Pack
98
1 Wolf
143
Wild Enough for Wolves
162
The Right Wolf
191
The Persistence ofWolves
216
Yellowstone
239
A Skirmish in Alaska
267
WolfDogs
296
Looking for Spirit
320
Bridging the
338
Appendixes
361
143
367
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Peter Steinhart is a naturalist and a writer. For twelve years he was an editor and columnist at "Audubon," and his work has appeared in "Harper’ s," the "New York Times," the "Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones" and "Sierra." He has twice been a finalist for a National Magazine Award, and his essays have been widely anthologized. He has published four books, the most recent of which is "The Company of Wolves." He lives and draws in Palo Alto, California.

"From the Hardcover edition.

Bibliographic information