Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves
More than a half-century ago the Canadian Wildlife Service assigned the naturalist Farley Mowat to investigate why wolves were killing arctic caribou. Mowat's account of the summer he lived in the frozen tundra alone-studying the wolf population and developing a deep affection for the wolves (who... show more
More than a half-century ago the Canadian Wildlife Service assigned the naturalist Farley Mowat to investigate why wolves were killing arctic caribou. Mowat's account of the summer he lived in the frozen tundra alone-studying the wolf population and developing a deep affection for the wolves (who were of no threat to caribou or man) and for a friendly Inuit tribe known as the Ihalmiut ("People of the Deer")-is a work that has become cherished by generations of readers, an indelible record of the myths and magic of wild wolves.
Publish date: September 13th 2001
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
Even though there is so much controversy whether this book is fact or fiction i thought it was an absolute joy to read. The writing witty and engaging, it was evident that Mowat loves his subject. A great book for any one interested in wolves.
A natural history classic. Freshly out of school and newly hired by the Canadian Government - Mowat is tasked with conducting a wolf survey to demonstrate how they are devastating the caribou population...only he finds natives and trappers killing thousands of caribou while the wolves often live on...
The story looks like following- wolves are suspected of killing wild arctic caribou. Mowat is assigned to discover the truth and investigate the issue. He goes to cold and dense tundra to live alone among pack of wild wolves. However, he doesn't perceive them as killing monsters or deadly weapon. He...
Farley Mowat heads off into the Canadian wilderness in search of wolves. He knows everything people have learned about wolves and everything he knows is wrong.I wasn't expecting this to be such a clever and funny book. Highly recommended.