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Author Fowler, John (John Daniel), author.

Title A forest in the clouds : my year among the mountain gorillas in the remote enclave of Dian Fossey / John Fowler.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    599.884 FOW    Available
Edition First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Description xx, 391 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents A view from a tree -- My own vision of the wild -- Into Rwanda -- Through the Mille Collines -- Karisoke welcome -- A cruel climb -- Un-settling in -- Gorilla communion -- Gorilla without a name -- The empty cabin -- It's N'gee! -- Lockdown -- A sad goodbye -- The poacher patrol -- Nyamuragira -- A man a plan a gorilla Dian -- The bivouac -- A near-death experience -- Siku ya Uhuru! -- Kima kufa -- A break in the clouds -- Dian returns -- Dian's friend -- Gorilla murder -- Nairobi -- Dian's foe -- Going bush -- Gray winter home -- The ruins.
Summary A zoologist's portrait of Dr. Dian Fossey's remarkable mountain gorilla camp documents the story of the controversial unraveling of the Rwandan facility after Fossey's murder and the author's contributions to tracking mountain gorillas through hostile terrain, confronting aggressive silverbacks and rehabilitating orphaned baby gorillas.
Subject Fowler, John (John Daniel) -- Travel -- Rwanda.
Fossey, Dian.
Karisoke Research Center.
Mountain gorilla.
Gorilla -- Rwanda.
Gorilla -- Behavior.
Gorilla -- Conservation -- Rwanda.
Primatology -- Rwanda.
Zoology -- Research -- Rwanda.
Other Form: Online version: Fowler, John (John Daniel). Forest in the clouds. First Pegasus Books cloth edition. New York : Pegasus Books, 2018 9781681776996 (OCoLC)1022267461
ISBN 1681776332

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