Land of Wolves

Land of Wolves
Rating: 4
Author: Craig Johnson
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 9780525522515
ISBN-10: 0525522514
Release: 2019-09-17
Editor: Penguin
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The new novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. "It's the scenery—and the big guy standing in front of the scenery—that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson's lean and leathery mysteries." —The New York Times Book Review Recovering from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, Sheriff Walt Longmire returns to Absaroka County, Wyoming, to lick his wounds and try once again to maintain justice in a place with grudges that go back generations. When a shepherd is found dead, Longmire suspects it could be suicide. But the shepherd's connection to the Extepares, a powerful family of Basque ranchers with a history of violence, leads the sheriff into an intricate investigation of a possible murder. As Walt searches for information about the shepherd, he comes across strange carvings on trees, as well as play money coupons from inside Mallo Cup candies, which he interprets as messages from his spiritual guide, Virgil White Buffalo. Longmire doesn't know how these little blue cards are appearing, but Virgil usually reaches out if a child is in danger. So when a young boy with ties to the Extepare clan arrives in town, the stakes grow even higher. Even more complicating, a renegade wolf has been haunting the Bighorn Mountains, and the townspeople are out for blood. With both a wolf and a killer on the loose, Longmire follows a twisting trail of evidence, leading to dark and shocking conclusions.

Wolves in the Land of Salmon

Wolves in the Land of Salmon
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Author: David Moskowitz
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 9781604694901
ISBN-10: 1604694904
Release: 2013-04-15
Editor: Timber Press
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Long considered an icon of the wild, wolves capture our imagination and spark controversy. Humans are the adult wolf’s only true natural predator; its return to the old-growth forests and wild coastlines of the Pacific Northwest renews age-old questions about the value of wildlands and wildlife. As the vivid stories unfold in this riveting and timely book, wolves emerge as smart, complex players uniquely adapted to the vast interdependent ecosystem of this stunning region. Observing them at close range, David Moskowitz explores how they live, hunt, and communicate, tracing their biology and ecology through firsthand encounters in the wildlands of the Northwest. In the process he challenges assumptions about their role and the impact of even well-meaning human interventions.

Depth of Winter

Depth of Winter
Rating: 3
Author: Craig Johnson
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9780525522485
ISBN-10: 0525522484
Release: 2018-09-04
Editor: Penguin
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“It’s the scenery—and the big guy standing in front of the scenery—that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson’s lean and leathery mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review Walt journeys into the northern Mexican desert alone to save his daughter Cady, who has been kidnapped by the cartel Welcome to Walt Longmire's worst nightmare. Winter is creeping closer, but for Sheriff Longmire this one is looking to be harsh in a way to which he is wholly unaccustomed. He has found himself in the remotest parts of the northern Mexican desert, a lawless place where no horse or car can travel, where no one speaks his language or trusts an outsider, far from his friends and his home turf back in Wyoming. But desperate times call for desperate measures. Tomas Bidarte, the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico, has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady. The American government is of limited help and the Mexican one even less so. Armed with his trusty Colt .45 and a father's intuition, Walt must head into the 110-degree heat of the desert, one man against an army.

History of Wolves

History of Wolves
Rating: 3.5
Author: Emily Fridlund
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 9780802189776
ISBN-10: 0802189776
Release: 2017-01-03
Editor: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
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“So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!”—Aimee Bender Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an outlander at school, Linda is drawn to the enigmatic, attractive Lily and new history teacher Mr. Grierson. When Mr. Grierson is charged with possessing child pornography, the implications of his arrest deeply affect Linda as she wrestles with her own fledgling desires and craving to belong. And then the young Gardner family moves in across the lake and Linda finds herself welcomed into their home as a babysitter for their little boy, Paul. It seems that her life finally has purpose but with this new sense of belonging she is also drawn into secrets she doesn’t understand. Over the course of a few days, Linda makes a set of choices that reverberate throughout her life. As she struggles to find a way out of the sequestered world into which she was born, Linda confronts the life-and-death consequences of the things people do—and fail to do—for the people they love. Winner of the McGinnis-Ritchie award for its first chapter, Emily Fridlund’s propulsive and gorgeously written History of Wolves introduces a new writer of enormous range and talent.

This Is a Land of Wolves Now

This Is a Land of Wolves Now
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Author: J. Lester Allen
Pages: 132
ISBN-13: 1950380149
ISBN-10: 9781950380145
Release: 2019-04
Editor: Kung Fu Treachery Press
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J. Lester Allen is an upstate NY poet who has scattered his work across the small press landscape having released three previous collections of work: The Days Carnivore, Ask the Crows and A Cockroach in the Penthouse. He can be reached at jlesterallen@gmail.com.

The Tenderness of Wolves

The Tenderness of Wolves
Rating: 3.5
Author: Stef Penney
Pages: 371
ISBN-13: 9781416540748
ISBN-10: 1416540741
Release: 2006
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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1867. Winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, an isolated settlement in Canada's Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north

Land of Wolves the Return of Lincoln s Bodyguard

Land of Wolves  the Return of Lincoln s Bodyguard
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Author: Tj Turner
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 160809295X
ISBN-10: 9781608092956
Release: 2018-05
Editor: Lincoln's Bodyguard
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The Civil War is over. Joseph Foster, Abraham Lincoln's former bodyguard and lifesaver, is desperately seeking the last remnant of peace and redemption in the turmoil. Just when he thinks that happiness and his family are within his grasp, the Consortium tears them away, forcing him on a desperate mission to rescue them all.

On the Trail of Wolves

On the Trail of Wolves
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Author: Philippa Forrester
Pages: 272
ISBN-13: 9781472972033
ISBN-10: 1472972031
Release: 2020-05-14
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
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When Philippa Forrester and her nature-loving family moved to the wilds of Grand Teton National Park, they quickly learned to love the wildlife of Wyoming and nearby Yellowstone. The sounds of wolves close to their new home fed Philippa's lifelong fascination with these remarkable animals, but nothing she had learned about wolves from her studies in the UK could have prepared her for the reality of living in wolf country. And as she and her family settled into their new wilder way of life, she discovered many locals are not excited about sharing their land with wolves. Twenty-five years after wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, wolf packs are spreading into areas where their protection has been removed by the American administration. Without that protection, what is the future for wolves where many people resent that they were ever here at all? In On the Trail of Wolves, Philippa vividly recounts her adventures living among the grizzlies, elk and wolves in her new home in America's Wild West and chronicles her journeys further from home to talk to conservationists, rangers, hunters and ranch owners to investigate when and why opinions on wolves became so polarised.

Spirit of Steamboat

Spirit of Steamboat
Rating: 4.5
Author: Craig Johnson
Pages: 176
ISBN-13: 9781101635513
ISBN-10: 1101635517
Release: 2013-10-17
Editor: Penguin
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A Christmas novella for fans of the hit drama series LONGMIRE now on Netflix and the New York Times–bestselling series. Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017. Sheriff Walt Longmire is in his office reading A Christmas Carol when he is interrupted by a ghost of Christmas past: a young woman with a hairline scar and more than a few questions about his predecessor, Lucian Connally. With his daughter Cady and undersherrif Moretti otherwise engaged, Walt’s on his own this Christmas Eve, so he agrees to help her. At the Durant Home for Assisted Living, Lucian is several tumblers into his Pappy Van Winkle’s and swears he’s never clapped eyes on the woman before. Disappointed, she whispers “Steamboat” and begins a story that takes them all back to Christmas Eve 1988—a story that will thrill and delight the bestselling series’ devoted fans.

Of Wolves and Men

Of Wolves and Men
Rating: 4.5
Author: Barry Lopez
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 9781480409156
ISBN-10: 1480409154
Release: 2016-05-31
Editor: Open Road Media
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National Book Award Finalist: A “brilliant” study of the science and mythology of the wolf by the New York Times–bestselling author of Arctic Dreams (The Washington Post). When John Fowles reviewed Of Wolves and Men, he called it “A remarkable book, both biologically absorbing and humanly rich, and one that should be read by every concerned American.” In this National Book Award–shortlisted work, literary master Barry Lopez guides us through the world of the wolf and our often-mistaken perceptions of another species’ 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’s personal collection.

The Wolves of Winter

The Wolves of Winter
Rating: 3.5
Author: Tyrell Johnson
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 9781501155758
ISBN-10: 150115575X
Release: 2018-01-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Station Eleven meets The Hunger Games in this ruthless, captivating story of a young woman’s survival in the frozen wilderness of the Yukon after the rest of the world has collapsed. As the old world dies, we all must choose to become predators. Or become prey. The old world has been ravaged by war and disease, and as far as Lynn McBride is concerned, her family could be the last one left on earth. For seven years, the McBrides have eked out a meagre existence in the still, white wilderness of the Yukon. But this is not living. This is survival on the brink. Into this fragile community walk new threats, including the enigmatic fugitive, Jax, who holds secrets about the past and, possibly, keys to a better future. And then there’s Immunity, the pre‑war organization that was supposed to save humankind from the flu. They’re still out there, enforcing order and conducting experiments—but is their work for the good of humankind or is something much more sinister at play? In the face of almost certain extinction, Lynn and her family must learn to hunt as a pack or die alone in the cold. Breakout debut novelist Tyrell Johnson weaves a captivating tale of humanity stretched far beyond its breaking point, of family and the bonds of love forged when everything else is lost. Reminiscent of Station Eleven and The Hunger Games, this is a classic and enthralling post‑apocalyptic adventure and a celebration of the human spirit.

Prince of Wolves

Prince of Wolves
Rating: 4
Author: Susan Krinard
Pages: 464
ISBN-13: 9781504062701
ISBN-10: 1504062701
Release: 2020-07-28
Editor: Open Road Media
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“A far more gentle and romantic interpretation of the werewolf mythologies” from the bestselling author of Prince of Dreams and Prince of Shadows (Library Journal). Joelle Randall has traveled to the small town of Lovell in the Canadian Rockies with one goal: to confront the pain of her past. Twelve years ago, her parents died in a plane crash near Lovell and Joelle is determined to find the site of the accident, but she will need someone familiar with the area to guide her through the wilderness. Enter Luke Gévaudan, an enigmatic loner with a sketchy reputation—and irresistible allure. Joey is willing to trust the intense mountaineer to get her where she needs to go. But she does not realize he is one of the last survivors of an ancient race of werewolves—and the biggest danger she will face one her journey will be her own heart. Praise for Susan Krinard “Susan Krinard was born to write romance.” —Amanda Quick, New York Times–bestselling author “The reading world would be a happier place if more paranormal romance writers wrote as well as Krinard.” —Contra Costa Sunday Times “A vivid, talented author with a sparkling imagination.” —Anne Stuart, New York Times bestselling author

Wolf Mountains

Wolf Mountains
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Author: Karen R. Jones
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 9781552380727
ISBN-10: 1552380726
Release: 2002
Editor: University of Calgary Press
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"This book documents the changing tenets of landscape preservation and species protection in preserves of the United States and Canada through a capacious study of canine history."--BOOK JACKET.

The Queen of Wolves

The Queen of Wolves
Rating: 5
Author: Douglas Clegg
Pages: 328
ISBN-13: 0441016200
ISBN-10: 9780441016204
Release: 2008
Editor: Penguin
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After rescuing Pythia, the creature who had transformed him into a vampire, Aleric follows her back to the land of the Saracens, where he must raise an army and undertake his destined role as the Messiah of the Damned to lead the undead in an epic confrontation with the Mother of Darkness and her minions, including his lost love, Enora. Reprint.

The Wolf

The Wolf
Rating: 4
Author: Nate Blakeslee
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9780345815750
ISBN-10: 0345815750
Release: 2017-10-17
Editor: Random House Canada
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The intimate, involving story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the fabled Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. For readers of H is for Hawk, captivating works of reportage, and iconic books on the American West. Before humans ruled the Earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in the United States, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves from Canada back to Yellowstone National Park, igniting a battle over the very soul of the American West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of these wolves, a charismatic alpha female named O-Six. She's a kind and merciful leader, a fiercely intelligent fighter, and a doting mother. Beloved by wolf watchers, particularly Yellowstone park ranger Rick McIntyre, O-Six 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 being challenged on all fronts: by hunters and their professional guides, who compete with wolves for the elk they all prize; by cattle ranchers who are losing livestock and have the ear of politicians; and by other Yellowstone wolves who resent her dominance of the stunningly beautiful Lamar Valley. These forces collide in The Wolf, a riveting multigenerational wildlife saga that tells a larger story about the clash of values in the West--between those fighting for a vanishing way of life and those committed to restoring one of the country's most vibrant landscapes.

Among Wolves

Among Wolves
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Author: R. A. Hakok
Pages: 379
ISBN-13: 1519033575
ISBN-10: 9781519033574
Release: 2016-10-30
Editor: Unknown
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There's only one place left that's safe. It's the last place you should be.Gabriel remembers the Last Day. He and Mags had been on a tour of the White House with the rest of Miss Kimble's first-graders when it happened. They fled with the President to a long-abandoned bunker, even as the first of the bombs began to fall. Ten years have passed, and now Gabriel is almost grown. He still lives deep inside the mountain, waiting for the world to thaw. But outside the storms continue to rage, and supplies are running low. The President says it will be okay, because they are the Chosen Ones. But Gabriel isn't so sure. Gabriel's their scavenger, and he's seen what it's like out there. Then one day Gabriel finds a bloodstained map. The blood's not a problem, nor are the frozen remains of the person it once belonged to. Gabriel's used to seeing dead bodies. There's far worse to be found in any Walmart or Piggly Wiggly you care to wander into. Except this one he recognizes, and it shouldn't be all the way out here. Now all Gabriel can think is how he's going to make it back to the bunker and let the President know what he's found. But Gabriel's troubles are only just beginning. For things are not as they seem inside the mountain, and soon he will face a much larger problem: how to get Mags and the others out.★★★★★ "...I was riveted from page one..."★★★★★ "...this page turner will leave you gasping for more..."★★★★★ "...I defy you to put it down..."★★★★★ "...fast moving, with developments that kept me furiously turning pages..."★★★★★ "...a coming of age book in a future world the likes of which I have not read since Heinlein's Juvenile series..."★★★★★ "...fast paced with twists and turns that have you craving to know what happens, yet not wanting the story to end..."★★★★★ "...the characters are simple yet complex, the storyline compelling and frighteningly plausible..."★★★★★ "...the characters are adroitly developed and the pace is unrelenting..."★★★★★ "...a chillingly authentic book..."★★★★★ "...lyrical, poignant, and brutally honest..."★★★★★ "...a truly remarkable piece of dystopian fiction..."★★★★★ "...I give it five unqualified stars..."★★★★★ "...excellent read. Fast paced and well written..."★★★★★ "...a suspenseful book that keeps you on the edge of your seat..."★★★★★ "...I laughed, was frightened and surprised all while reading..."★★★★★ "...great read with a good plot and characters..."Tags: Post Apocalyptic Thriller, Dystopian Thriller

Silver Wolf Night Wolf

Silver Wolf Night Wolf
Rating: 4.5
Author: Alice Borchardt
Pages: 329
ISBN-13: 9780345456182
ISBN-10: 0345456181
Release: 2002-03-26
Editor: Ballantine Books
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Silver Wolf In this new historical romantic fantasy of stunning originality and scope, Alice Borchardt breathes life into a bygone age, brilliantly recreating a sensuous, violent world--and the men and women whose grand ambitions, betrayals, and passions shape the era in which they live and die. Decadent Rome at the dawn of the Dark Ages is mired in crumbling grandeur. Now, into the Eternal City comes Regeane, a beautiful young woman distantly related, through her dead mother, to Charlemagne. Regeane's regal blood renders her an unwilling pawn in the struggle for political power. But unknown to those plotting against her, the blood she has inherited from her murdered father makes her much more than a child of royalty. Possessed of preternatural agility and strength, primal memories extending back thousands of years, and senses so keen they can pierce the veil of death itself, Regeane is a shapeshifter: woman and wolf, hunter and hunted. Betrothed by Charlemagne's command to a barbarian lord she has never seen, Regeane is surrounded by enemies. The most notorious, her depraved uncle and guardian, will not scruple to betray her to the Church unless she aids him in his sinister schemes. And if the Church discovers her secret, Regeane will burn at the stake. Yet Regeane finds allies as well: Lucilla, rumored to be the private courtesan of Pope Hadrian himself; Antonius, a wise and gentle soul trapped within a body grotesquely disfigured by disease; and the little Saxon girl Elfgifa, brave beyond her years, with a tongue as sharp as a blade. Outside the gates of Rome, baying on the moonlit expanses of the Campagna, there is a mysterious dark wolf whose scent makes the animal in Regeane tremble with desire. Now, as an infamous stranger prepares to claim his bride, deadly plots and counter plots tighten like a noose around her neck, Regeane must fight to live with dignity as the proud creature she is: civilized and savage, woman and wolf, partaking of both yet infinitely more than either . . . Lyrical, fast-paced, sensual, and rich with historical detail and deep insights into the heart, The Silver Wolf catapults Alice Borchardt squarely into the front rank of contemporary women writers. Her intricate plot and hypnotic voice will cast a spell that few will be able to resist. Night of the Wolf The fearsome legions of Julius Caesar have crushed resistance to Roman rule. Watching the tragic aftermath through yellow eyes afire with curiosity and intelligence is Maeniel, a gray wolf . . . and a shapeshifter unaware of his preternatural duality. But a new Maeniel is about to be born from the ruins. The sight of the beautiful Imona fills Maeniel with unfamiliar feelings and desires, triggering his transformation from wolf to man. In her arms he learns what it means to love. It is a knowledge that will change him forever. When Imona vanishes, Maeniel follows her trail--unaware that he is being pursued by a warrior-woman sworn to kill him. But the hunt upon which the two adversaries embark will lead them farther than they can imagine: to the gates of Rome itself--to the gates of their very souls . . .

The Hidden Life of Wolves

The Hidden Life of Wolves
Rating: 3.5
Author: Jim Dutcher,Jamie Dutcher,James Manfull
Pages: 215
ISBN-13: 9781426210129
ISBN-10: 1426210124
Release: 2013
Editor: National Geographic Books
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A photographic tribute to the authors' work as wolf caregivers and advocates documents their efforts with the Sawtooth Pack in Idaho and features a passionate argument for reintroducing and protecting wild wolves.

An Obvious Fact

An Obvious Fact
Rating: 4
Author: Craig Johnson
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 9780698157521
ISBN-10: 0698157524
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: Penguin
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In the 12th novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire, Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident involving a young motorcyclist near Devils Tower Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, is now available. In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming—the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower—to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entrepreneur; and Lola, the real-life femme fatale and namesake for Henry's '59 Thunderbird (and, by extension, Walt's granddaughter) come into play, it rapidly becomes clear that there is more to get to the bottom of at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally than a bike accident. After all, in the words of Arthur Conan Doyle, whose Adventures of Sherlock Holmes the Bear won't stop quoting, "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact."

Ordinary Wolves

Ordinary Wolves
Rating: 4.5
Author: Seth Kantner
Pages: 343
ISBN-13: 9781571318022
ISBN-10: 157131802X
Release: 2010-01-01
Editor: Milkweed Editions
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Eskimo and white culture collide in this national bestselling novel of life in the contemporary Alaskan wilderness: “A magnificently realized story” (New York Times Book Review). Ordinary Wolves depicts a life different from what any of us has known: Inhuman cold, the taste of rancid salmon shared with shivering sled dogs, hunkering in a sod igloo while blizzards moan overhead. But this is the only world Cutuk Hawcley has ever known. Born and raised in the Arctic, he has learned to provide for himself by hunting, fishing, and trading. And yet, though he idolizes the indigenous hunters who have taught him how to survive, when he travels to the nearby Inupiaq village, he is jeered and pummeled by the native children for being white. When Cutuk ventures into the society of his own people, two incompatible realities collide, perfectly capturing "the contrast between the wild world and our ravaging consumer culture”. In a powerful coming of age story, a young man isolated by his past must choose between two worlds, both seemingly bent on rejecting him (Louise Erdrich). Winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize “As a revelation of the devastation modern America brings to a natural lifestyle, it's a tour de force and may be the best treatment of the Northwest and its people since Jack London's works.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review