No Word for Wilderness: Italy's Grizzlies and the Race to Save the Rarest Bears on Earth

No Word for Wilderness: Italy's Grizzlies and the Race to Save the Rarest Bears on Earth

by Roger Thompson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618220561
Publisher: Byte Level Research
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Roger Thompson is an award-winning nonfiction writer and director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stony Brook University. A former wilderness canoe guide for a Minnesota camp and the founder and director of an environmental program in Banff, AB, he currently lives in New York with his wife and son.

Table of Contents

Banff and Reno

Part I: A Tale of Two Bears

Wilderness and Italy’s Alpine Bears

Italy’s Ancient Bears

Part II: Orso Bruno

A Time to Make Friends

A Bear Is Born

Petzi

Bruno Attacks

The Hunt for Bruno

Taunt

Bruno, Enemy of the State

Part III: The Last Bears of Abruzzo

Italian Grizzlies

Endangered Lives and Livelihoods

Classifying Hope

Ursus arctos marsicanus

The King Who Launched a Movement

Hagiography

Erasure

Control

Part IV: Bandits and Bureaucracy

Smoke

Ambush

Uso Civico

Fade Out

Pax Romana and the “Nature Tax”

The Cows of Little Tibet

The Blue Snow of Abruzzo

Rewilding the Mob

Part V: Resurrecting the Wild

Save the Bears

Loi and Loss

Beautiful Minds

Ark

Part VI: Father Bear

Champions

The Limits of Science

Works Cited

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