Wolf Totem

Wolf Totem

[a Novel]

Book - 2008
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An epic Chinese tale that depicts the dying culture of the Mongols--the ancestors of the Mongol hordes who at one time terrorized the world--and the parallel extinction of the animal they believe to be sacred: the fierce and otherworldly Mongolian wolf.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781594201561
1594201560
Branch Call Number: F JIANG-R
Characteristics: vii, 527 p. : map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldblatt, Howard 1939-

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oldvalleyguy
Dec 09, 2010

Winner of the 2007 Main Asian Literary Prize
It is a story of the interaction of Mongols of the grasslands with the wolves that also live in the area. Illustrates very well the interelationship between the grasslands, wolves, horses, dogs, farmers and herders.

Very well written and a good read.

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