Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 215 x 140 x 30 mm
Best Science Book of 2001 Selection
A Toronto Globe and Mail
Top Science and Nature Choice for 2001
"The pages of this book are filled with adventure and heroism, tragedy and joy." -- Jane Goodall Author of In the Shadow of Man
"The best book ever written for those who want to understand not only the glory of Africa's wildlife but also the setting for that glory.... Bill Weber and Amy Vedder are two remarkable human beings; the gorillas were lucky to find them, and you are, too." -- Bill McKibben Author of The End of Nature
"In the Kingdom of Gorillas is inspiring [and] quietly optimistic." -- Natalie Angier The New York Times
"A vivid portrait...a gripping read." -- Steven Austed Natural History
"Excellent...a clear, moving account...ultimately optimistic." -- Robert Sapolsky, author of A Primate's Memoir
"The authors convey a clear and vivid affection for their research subjects and an abiding fascination with their behavior...entertaining reading."
--The Washington Post Book World
"As a primer for the uncomfortable reality that lies ahead, every starry-eyed would-be conservationist should read this book...Its range is immense."
--Times of London Literary Supplement
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