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A wolf called Romeo, Nick Jans

Label
A wolf called Romeo
Title
A wolf called Romeo
Statement of responsibility
Nick Jans
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species--up close as never before. A Wolf Called Romeo is the remarkable story of a wolf who returned again and again to interact with the people and dogs of Juneau, living on the edges of their community, engaging in an improbable, awe-inspiring interspecies dance and bringing the wild into sharp focus. At first the people of Juneau were guarded, torn between shoot first, ask questions later instincts and curiosity. But as Romeo began to tag along with cross-country skiers on their daily jaunts, play fetch with local dogs, or simply lie near Nick and nap under the sun, they came to accept Romeo, and he them. For Nick it was about trying to understand Romeo, then it was about winning his trust, and ultimately it was about watching over him, for as long as he or anyone could. Written with a deft hand and a searching heart, A Wolf Called Romeo is an unforgettable tale of a creature who defied nature and thus gave humans a chance to understand it a little more"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jans, Nick
Dewey number
  • 636.9773092/9
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SF422.82.R66
LC item number
J36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romeo
  • Romeo
  • Wolves
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Poaching
  • PETS
  • NATURE
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Poaching
  • Wolves
  • Alaska
  • NATURE / Animals / General
  • PETS / Dogs / General
Label
A wolf called Romeo, Nick Jans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wolf! -- Rules of engagement -- Romeo -- The original machine -- Shoot, shovel, and shut up -- The survival sweepstakes -- What's in a name? -- The new normal -- The miracle wolf -- The wolf whisperer -- Pugs and Pomeranians -- Friends of Romeo -- The killers -- The weight of dreams
Control code
ocn854944619
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780544228092
Lccn
2013048435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)854944619
Label
A wolf called Romeo, Nick Jans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wolf! -- Rules of engagement -- Romeo -- The original machine -- Shoot, shovel, and shut up -- The survival sweepstakes -- What's in a name? -- The new normal -- The miracle wolf -- The wolf whisperer -- Pugs and Pomeranians -- Friends of Romeo -- The killers -- The weight of dreams
Control code
ocn854944619
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780544228092
Lccn
2013048435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)854944619

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