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Ape house : a novel

Author: Sara Gruen
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When a family of bonobo apes who know American Sign Language are kidnapped from a language laboratory, their mysterious appearance on a reality TV show propels scientist Isabel Duncan, together with reporter John Thigpen, on a personal mission to rescue them. An entertaining book that calls into question our assumptions about these animals who share 99.4% of our DNA.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Gruen
ISBN: 9781611294194 1611294193 9780385523219 0385523211
OCLC Number: 551198608
Description: 306 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Sara Gruen.

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When a family of bonobo apes who know American Sign Language are kidnapped from a language laboratory, their mysterious appearance on a reality TV show propels scientist Isabel Duncan, together with reporter John Thigpen, on a personal mission to rescue them. An entertaining book that calls into question our assumptions about these animals who share 99.4% of our DNA.

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