"Reneé Askins is a modern-day hero, a woman of tremendous courage and creativity ... Never have we needed those words more. This book is a quiet revolution."
—Terry Tempest Williams, author of Refuge and Leap.
"[Askins is] a fabulous testimonial to a life of great purpose ... how a person with a vision can change the course of history and the conservation movement ... Without Reneé Askins these wolves wouldn't be here today."
—Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of the Interior
"The wolves of North America have their Jane Goodall, and her name is Renée Askins…. An eloquent plea for nature unrestrained."
"Delightful…fun to read. The seamless way Askins weaves the natural world into her narrative brings to mind Terry Tempest Williams’s memoir Refuge."
—The New York Times Book Review
"Naturalist Askins narrates what is both an autobiography and the story of one of America's most controversial conservation projects the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park... Askins accomplishes her task with fascinating anecdotes and insightful introspection... Those interested in wildlife, ecology and especially wolves will find this a delightful read."
"Demonstrates the kind of deep natural wisdom and sense of awe at the wild that has distinguished writers like Edwin Muir, Annie Dillard, and Aldo Leopold….Wonderfully poignant."
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