The Company of Wolves

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 29, 2011 - Nature - 400 pages
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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.
 

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As befits the elusive nature of Canis lupus, more questions are raised than answered in this absorbing and thorough discussion of a much studied but poorly understood and unfairly maligned predator ... Read full review

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People either hate wolves or love them. To many, wolves have come to represent the last remnants of wildness; to others, wolves are a metaphor for the deeper aspects of the human animal. This is not a ... 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
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Peter Steinhart is a naturalist and a writer. For 12 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, among them The Company of Wolves and Undressed Art: Why We Draw. He lives and draws in Palo Alto, California.

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