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    DescriptionWhat would compel a man to place himself in constant danger in order to become a member of a wolf pack? To eat with them, putting his head into a carcass alongside the wolves' gnashing teeth? To play, hunt, and spar with them, suffering bruises and bites? To learn their language so his howl is indistinguishable from theirs? To give up a normal life of relationships and family so that he can devote himself completely to the protection of these wild animals? In "The Man Who Lives with Wolves," Shaun Ellis reveals how his life irrevocably changed the first time he set eyes on a wolf. In exhilarating prose, he takes us from his upbringing in the wilds of Norfolk, England, to his survival training with British Army Special Forces to the Nez Perce Indian lands in Idaho, where he first ran with a wolf pack for nearly two years. Offering an extraordinary look into the lives of these threatened, misunderstood creatures, Ellis shares how he ate raw kill-and little else; washed rarely, and only in plain water; learned to bury his face into the carcasses of prey-and, when necessary, to defend his share of the kill; communicated with the pack by his howls and body language, which over time became seemingly identical to theirs; and observed from this unique vantage point how wolves give birth to and raise their young, and enforce order among the pack. After years of living in the wild, Shaun Ellis was barely able to recognize the feral face that stared back at him from the mirror. And in "The Man Who Lives with Wolves," we discover the life of a rare and fascinating man who abandoned civilization but never lost touch with his humanity. "From the Hardcover edition."

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    The Man Who Lives with Wolves
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shaun Ellis, By (author) Penny Junor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780307464705
    ISBN 10: 0307464709

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    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC classification: CT
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
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    Abridged Dewey: 920
    BIC subject category V2: WNCF
    DC22: 599.773092
    BISAC V2.8: NAT019000
    B&T Approval Code: A63430000, A63705070
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
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    DC21: 599.773092
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    BISAC V2.8: NAT044000
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    05 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    SHAUN ELLIS is the founder of the Shaun Ellis Wolf Pack Foundation, a nonprofit organization based at Combe Martin Wildlife Park in North Devon, England, dedicated to helping wolves worldwide. He works with three captive packs at the park, where he gives regular talks and demonstrations to the public. He is the star of the Animal Planet show "Living with the Wolfman" and the National Geographic documentary "A Man Among Wolves. " "From the Hardcover edition."