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Overview

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A "propulsive" (Entertainment Weekly) novel "full of heart, hope, and compelling questions about who we really are" (Redbook) from the acclaimed author of At the Water's Edge and Water for Elephants

"Terrific: an incisive piece of social commentary."--The New York Times Book Review

Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn't understand people, but apes she gets--especially the bonobos Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena, who are capable of reason and communication through American Sign Language. Isabel feels more comfortable in their world than she's ever felt among humans--until she meets John Thigpen, a very married reporter writing a human interest feature. But when an explosion rocks the lab, John's piece turns into the story of a lifetime--and Isabel must connect with her own kind to save her family of apes from a new form of human exploitation.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385523226
  • ISBN-10: 038552322X
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Dimensions: 7.91 x 5.29 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.51 pounds
  • Page Count: 336

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