The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest

The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest

by Rick Bass
     
 

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The award-winning writer documents changing wildlife patternsThis is the hopeful story of the resurgence of a long-hunted animal that nearly disappeared from the planet. The Mexican wolves were reintroduced to the Blue Mountains a few years ago, and Bass’ celebration of their revival is writing at its best. Bass’ newest release, The Lives of Rocks, is… See more details below

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The award-winning writer documents changing wildlife patternsThis is the hopeful story of the resurgence of a long-hunted animal that nearly disappeared from the planet. The Mexican wolves were reintroduced to the Blue Mountains a few years ago, and Bass’ celebration of their revival is writing at its best. Bass’ newest release, The Lives of Rocks, is creating new readers for this classic from 2001."This is a ballad of a book, a hymn to the gloriously defiant power of survival."--Publishers Weekly“Enthralling and brilliant.” – Jim HarrisonRick Bass lives in Yaak Valley, Montana.

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"A lyrical narrative along the boundaries of nature essay, character portraiture and eco-philosophy . . . Bass mines the layers of political, social, economic, cultural and ethical relevance with a unique poetic voice, and, in the end, it is the wolves who most vigorously capture his imagination and fascination. This is a ballad of a book, a hymn to the gloriously defiant power of survival that transcends the single issue this is its putative subject." --Publishers Weekly "The New Wolves is an enthralling and brilliant book on the reintroduction of wolves in the American Southwest . . . written out of the activist lineage of Edward Abbey and Douglas Peacock, it is especially passionate but with the novelist's eye for vivid details." --Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall --"In Bass's chest beats the heart of both the poet and hunter, he is lyrical and sentimental, and that rare combination whets a sharp edge on his prose." --Chicago Sun Times --"What's exhilarating about Rick Bass's stories is that they show every hallmark of 'the natural'--that lucid, free-flowing particularly American talent whose voice we can hear in Twain, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway." --Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599212289
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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