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3.83 out of 53.83 out of 53.83 out of 53.83 out of 53.83 out of 5 3.83 (6 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jiang Rong Narrator: Jason Culp Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2008 ISBN: 9781436228022
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It is the final 1960s heyday for the people of the Inner Mongolian grasslands—a time when an age-old balance based on culture and tradition was maintained between the nomads, their livestock, and the wild wolves who roamed the plains.

Beijing intellectual Chen Zhen volunteers to live in a remote nomadic settlement on the border of Inner and Outer Mongolia. There, he discovers life of apparent idyllic simplicity based on an eternal struggle between the wolves and the humans in their fight to survive. Chen learns about the rich spiritual relationship, and respect that only equals can feel, that exists between these adversaries.

After many years spent living in solitude, Chen's peace of mind is shattered with the arrival of his kinfolk—Han Chinese, sent from the cities to bring modernity and productivity to the remote grasslands. Once the careful balance between the wolves and humans is disrupted, however, culture and tradition are damaged, and the environment suffers.

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stezsen | 4/13/2011

    " hyaaaa hix hix hix hix hix hix hix
    Little Wolf! Little Wolf! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Whisnu | 3/31/2011

    " Buku ini menggambarkan betapa kejamnya alam mendidik bangsa mongol untuk menjadi tangguh. Memberikan gambaran betapa sesungguhnya jeniusnya seekor serigala. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bonnie | 1/7/2011

    " Loved this fascinating story and have been recommending it to all I know. So well written - I felt like I was out in the tundra w him "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jscorse | 8/18/2010

    " Subject matter is interesting but the writing is so bad it's painful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marian | 6/13/2010

    " The story describes the experiences of a young Han Chinese student who is sent to live in Inner Mongolia during the Cultural Revolutions. He becomes a part of the Mongolian culture and documents the dying culture of the Mongols and the extinction of the fierce Mongolian wolf "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 olia | 5/29/2010

    " One of the most beautiful proses I've read in a long time. "

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About the Narrator

Jason Culp, winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards, has been acting since the age of ten, and his credits include a variety of television, theater, and film roles. He is best known for his role as Julian Gerome on General Hospital. In addition to audiobooks and voice-over work in national commercials, he has also narrated documentaries for National Geographic and the History Channel.