Livingston: Clark City Press, 1992. First Thus. First Printing. Signed on title page; Limited # 66 of 125; Octavo (23 cm.); maroon spine over brown boards; stamped in gilt on cover and spine; matching maroon slipcase;165pp. Fine / Fine.
Bass continues his essays about Montana...with this masterful life history of a contemporary wolf pack. In the 19th-century West, Bass notes, wolves were relentlessly trapped, poisoned, and shot; between 1870 and 1877 alone, 700,000 wolves were killed just in Montana. When, in 1989 and for the first time in 60 years, a wolf pack (soon dubbed the ``Ninemile'' pack) appeared in Montana..." (Kirkus reviews).