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- DescriptionDian Fossey's classic account of four gorilla families; the basis for the major movie starring Sigourney Weaver For thirteen years Dian Fossey lived and worked with Uncle Bert, Flossie, Beethoven, Pantsy and Digit in the remote rain forests of the volcanic Virunga Mountains in Africa, establishing an unprecedented relationship with these shy and affectionate beasts. In her base camp, 10,000 feet above sea-level, she struggled daily with rain, loneliness and the ever-constant threat of poachers who slaughtered her beloved gorillas with horrifying ferocity. African adventure, personal quest and scientific study, Gorillas in the Mist is a unique and intimate glimpse into a vanishing world and a vanishing species.
- Author BiographyDian Fossey was an American zoologist, primatologist and anthropologist who studied gorillas over a period of 18 years in the mountain forests of Rwanda. Her best-known work, GORILLAS IN THE MIST, was adapted into a 1988 film starring Sigourney Weaver. Fossey was murdered in 1985.
- Author(s)Dian Fossey
- PublisherOrion Publishing Co
- Date of Publication03/05/2001
- SubjectPopular Science
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPhoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Content Note8
- Weight220 g
- Width135 mm
- Height199 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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