Spirit of the Wolves


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$17.00  $15.81
Simon & Schuster
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5.4 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Dorothy Hearst is the author of the Wolf Chronicles trilogy. She loves writing about canine characters, birds, and other creatures who can give us the chance to see ourselves in new ways. She is an acquiring editor, a martial artist, a self-defense instructor-in-training, an avid hiker and reader, and a dog lover. She is not entirely domesticated, but is very food motivated.


A vivid, enchanting tale of friendship, trust and adventure, good Tolkien-esque ingredients.--Kirkus Reviews "Scifipulse.net"
If you liked Watership Down, you should not miss Promise of the Wolves.--Jean Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear "Scifipulse.net"
A crackling foray into a dangerous past. . .The relationships between the human characters and wolf characters are keenly felt and the conflicts sharply imagined. Hearst's keen interpretations of wolf behavior, senses and sensibilities will enchant paranormal fans and animal lovers alike.--Jean Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear "Publishers Weekly"
Hearst excels at creating an atmospheric and richly imagined story, meticulously detailing wolf-human relations as told from the wolves' perspective. Followers of the series will be waiting for this one. Those new to the series are advised to start from the beginning to better understand the ambitious arc of the trilogy.--Jean Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear "Booklist"
Hearst has adroitly blended realistic descriptions of wolves on the hunt, at play and as they establish their hierarchy into the story, giving readers a fantastic sense of these creatures' nature. Imaginative and inventive, with an underlying message regarding humans and their approach to the environment, Spirit of the Wolves is a robust adventure.-- "Shelf Awareness"
A pleasing prehistory novel of wolves trying to help humans find their way in the world. Telling the tale from a wolf's point of view is a terrific way to have readers consider where each creature fits into the larger scheme of the world. Worth checking out.-- "Scifipulse.net"
"Dorothy Hearst creates a world that's pure magic, but grounded in fact. For anyone interested in animal life, Spirit of the Wolves is irresistible."--Spencer Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of the Chet and Bernie mystery series "Scifipulse.net"
The story of Kaala and her pack takes readers on a journey into a rich and fascinating world. A remarkable look into the mind of another kind of being.--Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human "Scifipulse.net"
Beguiles with its dazzling imaginings of the relationship between wolves and mankind.--Jean Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear "The Daily Telegraph"