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The Resource The dog master : a novel of the first dog, W. Bruce Cameron

The dog master : a novel of the first dog, W. Bruce Cameron

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The dog master : a novel of the first dog
Title
The dog master : a novel of the first dog
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W. Bruce Cameron
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Set against the most dramatic time in our species' history, The Dog Master tells the story of one tribe's struggle for survival and one extraordinary man's bond with a wolf-a friendship that changed mankind forever... Thirty thousand years ago, ice was storming the planet. Among the species forced out of the trees and onto the steppes by the advancing cold was modern man, who was both predator and prey. No stranger to the experiences that make us human-a mother's love and a father's betrayal, tribal war and increasing famine, political intrigue and forbidden love, joy and hope and devastating loss-our ancestors competed for scant resources in a brutal landscape. Mankind stood on the cold brink of extinction...but they had a unique advantage over other species, a new technology-domesticated wolves. Only a set of extraordinary circumstances could have transformed one of these fierce creatures into a hunting companion, a bodyguard, a solider, and a friend. The Dog Master by W. Bruce Cameron is an evocative glimpse of prehistory, an emotional coming of age saga, a thrilling tale of survival against all odds, and the exciting, imaginative story of the first dog"--
  • "Thirty-thousand years ago, the fate of humanity rested on our ability to adapt to the last great glaciation, when ice stormed out of the north and forced us out of the trees and onto the steppes, where we were both hunter and hunted. Wolves, too, whose fortunes rise and fall with the health of the herds, could sense something different in the wind. When Silex, the young leader of the Wolfen tribe, brings tribute to a clever she-wolf, everything changes. The alpha wolf learns that in times of famine she can turn to man for food, a lesson passed on to her descendants"--
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Title
The dog master
Creator
Summary
Years after an Ice Age tribe leader tames a hungry wolf, a boy shunned from his people for his disability forges an inseparable bond with a wolf cub who helps him to survive in an enemy-controlled, environmentally extreme world
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10435887
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
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Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A4535
LC item number
D57 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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a novel of the first dog
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a novel of the first dog
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W. Bruce Cameron
The dog master : a novel of the first dog, W. Bruce Cameron
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The dog master : a novel of the first dog, W. Bruce Cameron
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  • Jacket subtitle: A novel of the first dog
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-416)
Control code
ocn907811349
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780765374639
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015015050
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