Of Wolves and Men

Of Wolves and Men

eBook - 2013
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In his critically acclaimed, award-winning study, Barry Lopez offers a stunning examination of one tolerance and a community that mirrors our own When John Fowles reviewed Of Wolves and Men, he called it and ldquo;A remarkable book, both biologically absorbing and humanly rich, and one that should be read by every concerned American. and rdquo; In this National Book Award and ndash;shortlisted work, literary master Barry Lopez guides us through the world of the wolf and our often-mistaken perceptions of another species and rsquo; place on our shared planet. Throughout the centuries, the wolf has been a figure of fascination and mystery, and a major motif in literature and myth. Inspiring fear and respect, the creature has long exerted a powerful influence on the human imagination. Of Wolves and Men takes the reader into the world of the Canis lupus and its relationship to humankind through the ages. Lopez draws on science, history, mythology, and his own field research to present a compelling portrait of wolves both real and imagined, dispelling our fear of them while celebrating their place in our history, legends, and hearts. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Barry Lopez including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author and rsquo;s personal collection.
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013
ISBN: 9781480409156
1480409154
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Discussion on January 9, 2020 at 12 p.m. - Author! Author! - Called “the nation’s premier nature writer” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Barry Lopez has written 17 fiction and non-fiction books, as well as an anthology. His 1986 book Arctic Dreams received the National Book Award, and Of Wolves a... Read More »

Discuss January 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. - Author! Author! -
Called “the nation’s premier nature writer” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Barry Lopez has written 17 fiction and non-fiction books, as well as an anthology. His 1986 book Arctic Dreams received the National Book Award, and Of Wolves and... Read More »


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