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Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM By Jim Dutcher James Manfull Jamie Dutcher

For centuries, wolves have haunted the human imagination It has been accepted as conventional wisdom that they are savage predators, creatures of nightmare Determined to overcome such misconceptions, Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp on the edge of Idaho s wilderness, living with and filming a pack of wolves Now, in this lyrical memoir, the DutchersFor centuries, wolves have haunted the human imagination It has been accepted as conventional wisdom that they are savage predators, creatures of nightmare Determined to overcome such misconceptions, Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp on the edge of Idaho s wilderness, living with and filming a pack of wolves Now, in this lyrical memoir, the Dutchers share their experience of life among these intelligent and elusive animals By socializing with the pack from the time they were pups, the Dutchers were able to gain the wolves trust and observe their behavior in a way that few people ever have What they witnessed was remarkable a complex nature oriented toward family life and strong social bonds Wolves at Our Door is much than a behind the scenes look at the making of the Dutchers Emmy Award winning Discovery Channel documentary It is the story of two people brought together by their devotion to wildlife and held together by their belief in each other It is about their struggle to keep the project alive amid marauding mountain lions, forest fires, subzero temperatures and the never ending storm of controversy that surrounds the wolf.
  • Title: Wolves at Our Door: The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived with Wolves
  • Author: Jim Dutcher James Manfull Jamie Dutcher
  • ISBN: 9780743400497
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Paperback

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Brooklyn James Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Absolutely stunning! I read this book while at a guest lodge at 9200-feet in Dubois, Wyoming. The Dutcher's had stayed at Brooks Lake Lodge (the cozy, snowed in abode I was fortunate enough to experience) and shared a copy of their book with the staff. In my stay, I met a real-life Native American Medicine Woman who helped me 'find' my spirit guide, the wolf. Thereafter, I picked up this book and could not put it down. The detail and the similarities between pack culture and human culture amazed [...]
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Bridget Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
these people must be crazy.
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Tasha Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
A really interesting look at wolves done so respectfully by the Dutchers. A good solid read throughout but the ending just put it over the top for me emotionally. I am looking forward to watching the documentary now that I "know" the wolves. I can't wait to see them in action.
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Ensiform Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
The true story of the wildlife filmmaker (Jim) and employee of the National Zoo (Jamie) who met and married during a six-year project studying a pack of captive wolves who had been hand-raised in a fenced environment in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains, but more or less left to their own natural inclinations. Dutcher is aware of how controversial his project is (both from ranchers who see wolves as the devil and from environmentalists who think he is selfishly playing God by hand-raising wolves and [...]
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Jennifer Nelson Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Even though this book has a heart-wrenching ending, I enjoyed it immensely and would recommend it to any animal lover. It is beautifully written with warmth and passion. If you didn't like wolves before reading this book, you sure will afterwards.
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Nicole Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
This book talks about wolves in a much different way than any of the other nonfiction books I’ve read on the subject. Reading about the Sawtooth pack through the eyes of Jamie and Jim made me feel emotionally attached to each of the wolves. It also showed me just how ridiculously difficult it is to care for a pack of wolves. A good solid read helping gain a better understanding on the subject.
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Juanita Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Review: Wolves At Our Door by Jim and Jamie DutcherThis book like others helps shed light on the old fears and myths of wolves. The book was interesting and told about a six year (1910-1996) research project on wolves in the wilderness on a twenty-five acre observation camp in the Sawtooth Mountains in Idaho. I 19ve read a few books on researching wolves and I have to say this book wasn 19t entirely as I thought it would be because they were filming a documentary on the wolf 19s behaviors, eatin [...]
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Moira Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Mám vztek. Nedošlo mi totiž, že to mé kouskované čtení způsobí, že se do příběhu nedokážu plně a dobře vžít. :(( Když jsem knihu četla poprvé, ke konci jsem byla bez sebe vztekem a zoufalstvím, cítila hroznou bezmoc a nespravedlnost. Šíleně jsem to jedním slovem prožívala. Dnes jsem byla jen smutná. Očekávaná emocionální záplava se nedostavila. (Že se ale vůbec divím.)Přesto všechno kniha je úžasná. Popisuje vlky takové, jak se dočtu jen málokdy. [...]
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Allisha Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Wolves at Our Door by Jim Dutcher is a fascinating book. It was not quite what I thought it would be due to the description, but it was still an incredible read. Jim and his companions studied the wolves as closely as possible, without ruining their wild nature too much. He wrote down everything that would be of interest to his readers; the hard obstacles they had to overcome, fellowship between companions, new life, death, how the wolves mourned for a death, how they raised their young, how har [...]
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Yune Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Skip the photographic _Sawtooth Wolves_ and head straight for this one. It has the whole narrative of what Jim Dutcher went through to set up the space for a pack of wolves to observe; how each wolf settled into its role; how Jim and Jamie met; the bureaucracy and hostility encountered before and after the project. (I was particularly amused by how the mandated environmental review of the enclosure concluded that the area _inside_ the enclosure had fared much better than the area outside.)I actu [...]
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Catherine Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
OMG! I cried! I have idolised Jim and Jamie for many years, and have been lucky enough to meet them in person. This is a beautifully moving account of their time spent living with the Sawtooth Pack, and having heard Jim and Jamie speak, written in their exact words. It is easy to see how their relationship develops through their mutual love for the wolves, and how they appreciate each wolf for their individual attributes. Jim''s unbreakable bond with Kamots is beautiful, and Jamie''s unlikely fr [...]
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Megan Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
This book was incredible! I am surprised with my forever love of wolves that I had never heard of the Documentaries that Jim Dutcher filmed, but I was a bit young when they were released. This book was very moving and really shows how much conversation depends on many types of industries. I was not surprised that this book/films were located in Idaho, because Idaho has quite a bit of secrecy. I have lived in Idaho for almost 8 years, and have driven past Winchester and noticed the signs for WERC [...]
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Amy Shuman Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I know this book will bruise my heart; all living with animal books do but wolves particularly. So far, it's well written from two angles. I'm willing to bet that it will make a good supplement to the documentary of the same name by the same couple. I'll add it to my list of 'movies to watch' and let you know.Fortunately this book was written by a pair of people who were very focused on presenting how they lived in harmony with the pack they looked after. There are a number of points in the book [...]
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Hannah Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Wolves areAWESOME! Thanks to Jim and Jamie Dutcher, my opinion of wolves have strengthened since I read their doccumentary. I'm not a big fan of doccumentaries since I can't keep my mind foccused. They, however, did a pretty good job! I felt like I was there with Kamots, Lakota, Matsi, Wahots, and the rest of the pack! Wolves are truly amazing creatures that God loves and designed in his own, perfect way. It makes me so happy to see two people caring about wolves so much that they are willing to [...]
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Teresa Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I absolutely recommend this book for anyone who enjoys wolves, wolfdogs, reading about research and study of wild animals, or who love dogs. It's an easy read, but as a wolf lover, I was drawn into the wonderful story of the Sawtooth Pack and the now-married couple who have produced so many of the images I've enjoyed in nearly every wolf calender I've ever owned (which is how I heard about the Dutchers to begin with).It's heartwarming, sweet, insightful, and made me want to run off to the mounta [...]
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Ariska Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I have seen the film first. So it was nothing new in the book for me, still I found the story accompanied by beautiful pictures very entertaining. The bureaucracy was totally irritating, unfortunately such people live around the world and can ruin everything.Eventhough the research was not made on totally wild wolves I believe the facts about their behaviour were important and new, in spite of other scientistist complaining (maybe out of jealousy?).I felt very sorry for Jim and Jamie, myself bei [...]
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David Ward Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Wolves at Our Door: The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived With Wolves by Jim and Janie Dutcher (Touchstone 2002) (599.773). The authors lived in a tent in the Idaho Wilderness for six years researching this book. They lived closely with a pack of wild wolves, and they socialized and interacted with the wolves from the time that they were pups. This is quite an interesting read. My rating: 7/10, finished 2003.
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g-na Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
A companion book to the documentary of the same name, this is the story of a captive wolf pack written by the filmmakers that raised the pups and lived with them for years. As with any wildlife story there are both joy and tears involved, and some passages were difficult to read because of the latter. As I was reading this much of it sounded familiar, and I'm sure I must have seen the documentary in years past (which isn't surprising because I love wolves).
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Zack Lanka Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Well, this book was a really good memoir of Jim and Jamie Dutcher. They both did amazing work in the way they wrote the book and it was really well thought-out and witty in some ways. I enjoyed the themes and motifs that were instilled during reading the book. Jim Dutcher wrote in a way that was unique in its own respect, but stood out in a good way, almost like a song that you would hear and immediately recognize the artist. I give this book a 3/5 stars because it was an enjoyable read.
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Juliec Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I read this book because it was suggested by a dog trainer - since I was having a really tough time with my little Yorkie boy being a pain in my rear. It was supposed to teach me about how pack animals live and how the Alpha male and female are chosen, etc. It was incredibly interesting and EXTREMELY helpful. I think back to this book often for so many reasons
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Ruth Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
So jealous they got to live with a wolf pack for 6 years!! Really got an inside look at the pack's social structure that couldn't have otherwise been done in the wild because of the wolves' natural wariness of humans. Cute side story too about the couple's relationshipI enjoyed this one immensely :)
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Sean Rodgers Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
The authors did a great job detailing their experiences of living with a pack of wolves. They also wove the details of their own lives of becoming s couple. As a lover of wolves already I can't say it changed my mind about how I feel but it did deepen my understanding and respect for them. I learned a great deal about their behavior that before was unknown at least to me. A great read!
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Desiree Depinet Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I really enjoyed this book because it was a story about a couple and their interactions and experiences with an actual wolf pack. They raised the wolves form puppies and at the right age they were added to the pack and allowed to roam through a 25 acre enclosure in the Sawtooth Mountains. It was intriguing and heartwarming
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Ben Lentine Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I watches their documentaries about wolves and thought they were amazing (I love wolves). I bought this book not realizing that they we're the same people. I was really excited when I found it out. Their story was amazing, and it was actually pretty well-written. Knowing the backstory to everything about the people and the documentary was very fascinating.
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Nicole Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
For anyone who supported members of the Sawtooth pack through Friends of the Forest or WERC, finding out what really happened to the wolves will make you sick. It was not a happy ending, and this book was a real eye opener.
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Michelle Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
I have always had a fascination with wolves and saw the ABC and Discovery specials. I had to read this and it was a great story - sad in parts but well written and wonderful to feel a glimpse of what they went through.
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Moira Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
This book, about this amazing couple's project with wolves will make you fall in love, and weep, and smile. Brilliantly written, with amazing photos, it tells an incredible story about the social hierarchy of wolves. You can't help but be moved.
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Marissa Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
This book was interesting and it teaches you a lot about wolves. Beyond that, the story itself is both a little inspirational and unfortunately sad. I found myself very attached to the wolves in the pack and was moved by the events that surrounded their existence.
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Ellen Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
Very interesting book when coupled with the Dutcher's films. Gives behind the scenes details.
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Gayle Oct 27, 2020 - 14:57 PM
A beautiful and informative read. I learned a lot about wolves. I've got a canine 4-pack at home so wolves have always interested me.
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Wolves at Our Door: The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived with Wolves By Jim Dutcher James Manfull Jamie Dutcher For centuries, wolves have haunted the human imagination It has been accepted as conventional wisdom that they are savage predators, creatures of nightmare Determined to overcome such misconceptions, Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp on the edge of Idaho s wilderness, living with and filming a pack of wolves Now, in this lyrical memoir, the DutchersFor centuries, wolves have haunted the human imagination It has been accepted as conventional wisdom that they are savage predators, creatures of nightmare Determined to overcome such misconceptions, Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp on the edge of Idaho s wilderness, living with and filming a pack of wolves Now, in this lyrical memoir, the Dutchers share their experience of life among these intelligent and elusive animals By socializing with the pack from the time they were pups, the Dutchers were able to gain the wolves trust and observe their behavior in a way that few people ever have What they witnessed was remarkable a complex nature oriented toward family life and strong social bonds Wolves at Our Door is much than a behind the scenes look at the making of the Dutchers Emmy Award winning Discovery Channel documentary It is the story of two people brought together by their devotion to wildlife and held together by their belief in each other It is about their struggle to keep the project alive amid marauding mountain lions, forest fires, subzero temperatures and the never ending storm of controversy that surrounds the wolf.

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