The Resource American wolf : A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West., Nate Blakeslee, (electronic resource)

American wolf : A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West., Nate Blakeslee, (electronic resource)

Label
American wolf : A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West.
Title
American wolf
Title remainder
A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West.
Statement of responsibility
Nate Blakeslee
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of these wolves, O-Six, a charismatic alpha female named for the year of her birth. Uncommonly powerful, with gray fur and faint black ovals around each eye, O-Six is a kind and merciful leader, a fiercely intelligent fighter, and a doting mother. She is beloved by wolf watchers, particularly renowned naturalist Rick McIntyre, and becomes something of a social media star, with followers around the world. But as she raises her pups and protects her pack, O-Six is challenged on all fronts: by hunters, who compete with wolves for the elk they both prize; by cattle ranchers who are losing livestock and have the ear of politicians; and by other Yellowstone wolves who are vying for control of the park's stunningly beautiful Lamar Valley. These forces collide in American Wolf, a riveting multigenerational saga of hardship and triumph that tells a larger story about the ongoing cultural clash in the West-between those fighting for a vanishing way of life and those committed to restoring one of the country's most iconic landscapes
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Blakeslee, Nate
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non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
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  • Nature
Label
American wolf : A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West., Nate Blakeslee, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003249052
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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B777FBB9-7E05-4860-9B44-DEFDB9029580
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B777FBB9-7E05-4860-9B44-DEFDB9029580
Label
American wolf : A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West., Nate Blakeslee, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003249052
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B777FBB9-7E05-4860-9B44-DEFDB9029580
System control number
B777FBB9-7E05-4860-9B44-DEFDB9029580

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