A tribute to the complex relationship between humans and wolves draws on the author's expertise as a wildlife tracker to offer insight into wolf nature and the psychological roles of wolves in myriad cultures, in a volume that includes evocative photographs of wolf packs west of the Cascades and the British Columbia coast range. - (Baker & Taylor)

Moskowitz is a professional wildlife tracker, photographer, and outdoor educator; he's also an engaging writer with a love of nature and an eye toward what's important about scientific investigation of animals and their habitats. This book is about wolves in the Pacific Northwest, and it incorporates his first-hand experiences in the back country, photographs, maps, and discussion of what's known and what remains to be understood. This is a well-referenced presentation of interest to a wide audience. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) - (Book News)

<DIV><P>Long considered an icon of the wild, wolves capture our imagination and spark controversy. Humans are the adult wolf&rsquo;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.<BR /> &#160;&#160; &#160;<BR /> 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.</P></DIV> - (Workman Press.)

<DIV>Dave Moskowitz&#39;s&#160;remarkable story will resonate everywhere that mighty social animals&mdash;like humans and wolves&mdash;struggle to coexist. With its strong narrative thread, this ambitious chronicle is nature writing at its best&mdash;both timely analysis and wilderness adventure.</DIV> - (Workman Press.)