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Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa , Mowat, Farley
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Author Name    Mowat, Farley

Title   Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Reprint

Size   8vo - 9 In Tall

Publisher   New York Warner 1998

ISBN Number    0446387207 / 9780446387200

Seller ID   004853

379 pp. Thumbed, previous owner's name inside the front cover. Binding sturdy. With color and b&w photos. Fossey's journal quotations are bold-faced throughout. An absorbing account of how a shy, lonely girl became a naturalist, went off to Africa and studied gorillas while defying poachers.

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Deep in the volcano country of central Africa live some of the rarest, most intriguing animals on earth -- the mountain gorillas. Here, in the mist-shrouded forests, Dian Fossey courageously dedicated her life to studying them. Here she patiently waited until the luminous-eyed gorillas accepted her presence, hugged her, and loved her...while she fought for their survival against poachers, callous researchers, zoo collectors, and local bureaucrats. And here, surrounded by these enemies, she died, mysteriously and brutally murdered.
Now, one of the world's most respected naturalist writers draws for the first time ever on Dian Fossey's personal writings to reveal the true story of a magnificent obsession...one woman's enormous empathy for a highly intelligent, desperately endangered animal -- and how it ruled her life, her work, and her heart.

FOSSEY DIAN GORILLA NATURALISTS BIOGRAPHY

Price = 2.97 USD



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