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New edition of Fossey's account of living with the gorillas of Gombe, the basis for the film starring Sigourney Weaver.

Synopsis:

One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's extraordinary efforts to ensure the future of the rain forest and its remaining mountain gorillas are captured in her own words and in candid photographs of this fascinating endangered species. As only she could, Fossey combined her personal adventure story with groundbreaking scientific reporting in an unforgettable portrait of one of our closest primate relatives. Although Fossey's work ended tragically in her murder, GORILLAS IN THE MIST remains an invaluable testament to one of the longest-running field studies of primates and reveals her undying passion for her subject.

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ISBN:
9780618083602
Author:
Fossey, Dian
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Apes & Monkeys
Subject:
Gorilla
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology
Subject:
Gorilla -- Behavior.
Subject:
Animals - Primates
Subject:
Nature Studies-Primates
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
P60-211
Publication Date:
October 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.50x5.35x.97 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
from 14

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One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's extraordinary efforts to ensure the future of the rain forest and its remaining mountain gorillas are captured in her own words and in candid photographs of this fascinating endangered species. As only she could, Fossey combined her personal adventure story with groundbreaking scientific reporting in an unforgettable portrait of one of our closest primate relatives. Although Fossey's work ended tragically in her murder, GORILLAS IN THE MIST remains an invaluable testament to one of the longest-running field studies of primates and reveals her undying passion for her subject.
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