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Ape house [electronic resource] : A Novel. Sara Gruen.

Gruen, Sara. (Author). Boehmer, Paul. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781415962787 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Paul Boehmer.
Summary, etc.: After the extraordinary success of Water for Elephants, with 3 million copies shipped, Sara Gruen returns with another immensely charming, endlessly surprising, and engaging novel in which a family of apes teaches us what it means to be human.Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants has become one of the most beloved and bestselling novels of our time. Now Gruen has moved from a circus elephant to family of bonobo apes. When the apes are kidnapped from a language laboratory, their mysterious appearance on a reality TV show calls into question our assumptions about these animals who share 99.4% of our DNA.A devoted animal lover, Gruen has had a life-long fascination with human-ape discourse, and a particular interest in Bonobo apes, who share 99.4% of our DNA. She has studied linguistics and a system of lexigrams in order to communicate with apes, and is one of the few visitors who has been allowed access to the Great Ape Trust in Des...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 316676 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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