“American Wolf” takes you into the lives of Yellowstone’s wolves from the view point of one of the most “tenacious” wolf watchers, Rick McIntyre. McIntyre learns through observing O-Six and her family just how similar these iconic predators are to our domesticated dogs. Blakeslee introduces the reader to the conflicts between ranchers, trophy hunters and conservationists presenting the history of Yellowstone National Park’s wolves. A never-ending battle between man and wolf.” ~Rachel Tilseth, founder of Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin
The intimate, enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the legendary Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Publisher-Crown and available forpre-orderprior to release date of October 17th, 2017.
Select Praise for Nate Blakeslee and American Wolf -A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
“With American Wolf, Nate Blakeslee gives us a very different sort of biography—the saga of a single female wolf, ‘the most famous wolf in the world,’ and her exploits in Yellowstone National Park. It’s a startlingly intimate portrait of the intricate, loving, human-like interrelationships that govern wolves in the wild, as observed in real time by a cadre of dedicated wolf-watchers—in the end, a drama of lupine love, care, and grief.”
—Erik Larson, author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake
“Wild, poignant, and compelling, American Wolf is an important, beautifully wrought book about animals…
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