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Author Flores, Dan L. (Dan Louie), 1948- author.

Title Coyote America : a natural and supernatural history / Dan Flores.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]
2016

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  599.7725 FLO    AVAILABLE
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 River Valley DL Adult Non-Fiction - RVLG-7  599.77 FLORE    AVAILABLE
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 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  599.7725 FLO    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Non Fiction - WLBB-2  599.77 FLO    AVAILABLE
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Description 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-256) and index.
Contents American avatar -- Old man America -- Prairie wolf -- A war on wild things -- The archpredator of our time -- Morning in America -- Bright lights, big cities -- Coyote America -- Coyote consciousness.
Summary This book "is both an environmental and a deep natural history of the coyote. It traces both the five-million-year-long biological story of an animal that has become the wolf in our backyards, as well as its cultural evolution from a preeminent spot in Native American religions to the hapless foil of the Road Runner. A deeply American tale, the story of the coyote in the American West and beyond is a sort of Manifest Destiny in reverse, with a pioneering hero whose career holds up an uncanny mirror to the successes and failures of American expansionism"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Coyote -- History.
Coyote -- Effect of human beings on -- History.
Human-animal relationships -- North America -- History.
Coyote. (OCoLC)fst00882073
North America. (OCoLC)fst01242475
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Flores, Dan L. (Dan Louie), 1948- , author. Coyote America New York : Basic Books, 2016 9780465098538
ISBN 9780465052998 (hardcover) $27.50
0465052991 (hardcover)

 
    
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