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Grizzly Heart: Living Without Fear Among the Brown Bears of Kamchatka

4.49  ·  Rating Details ·  65 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
An absorbing first-hand account of living with bears, from the acclaimed author of The Spirit Bear.

To many people, grizzlies are symbols of power and ferocity -- creatures to be feared and, too often, killed. But Charlie Russell, who has had a forty-year relationship with bears, holds the controversial belief that it is possible to live with and truly understand bears in t
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Hardcover, 357 pages
Published October 8th 2002 by Random House of Canada Ltd (first published 2002)
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Dan
Jul 26, 2011 Dan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The author(s) sentimentality wasn't really my thing, but he definitely made me rethink a thing or two. The book is well written and very interesting and I'd definitely recommend it. His ideas about electric fences make lots of sense.
Lisa
Dec 06, 2010 Lisa rated it it was amazing
Brilliant, this was one of the most amazing books I have ever read, I couldn't put it down. I've ordered the book so that I can have my very own copy.
Oceana2602
This was given to me by a friend.

I hate it when people give me books. I mean, obviously I love books as gifts, but I HATE it when people lend me books that they think I would enjoy, because

a) I have a very peculiar reading rhythm and it could easily take a year or longer until I am in the mood for a specific book;

b) most people's reading tastes (well, most people I know in real life) are completely different from mine (no, I don't read YA. No, I don't want your John Greene. No matter how much y
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Sylvia Dolson
Aug 21, 2013 Sylvia Dolson rated it really liked it
Loved this book. A true joy to read. Made me wish I were in the author's shoes. What an amazing experience Russell had with the brown bears of Kamchatka.
Fraser
Aug 27, 2016 Fraser rated it really liked it
Fascinating story of a couple that challenged the conventional views on protocols for interacting with grizzly bears.
Gemma
Apr 22, 2008 Gemma rated it really liked it
Wow! This guy has an amazing understanding of animals and nature. We could all learn a lot from him. I want to have bear friends too!
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