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The Greatest of the Great Apes.

Advantages: An interesting and sentimental (albeit often sad) account of Dian Fossey's study of mountain gorillas
Disadvantages: The book doesn't follow a time line and tends to jump about somewhat.

In 1967, when she was 35 years old, American born Dian Fossey travelled to Rwanda to begin her study of mountain gorilla’s in the Virunga mountains. The Virungas which lie on the borders of what was Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Rwan ...

nickyct 04.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Gorillas in the Mist - Dian Fossey

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Gorrilas in the Mist

Advantages: Very imformative, beautifully detailed
Disadvantages: Just wasn't for me!

...One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the medioccre account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with "the greatest of the great apes". Fossey's efforts t ...

Dartox 01.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Gorillas in the Mist - Dian Fossey

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The most disturbing war book I have read

Advantages: Compelling, tense, personal account intensely moving, non gratuitous
Disadvantages: Disturbing, graphic accounts, haunting

++++++++++ Please be assured that this review contains NO graphic details. ++++++++++ I have just finished reading this book, and both the decision and task of reviewing it have not been easy. It has proved a compelling and profoundly moving an ...

2mennycds 07.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knight's Cross

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Help me Mommy

Advantages: saves money on vet bills, uses natural remedies
Disadvantages: need to be careful you do not mis-diagnose, you need a small syringe

This is a fantastic book for guinea pig owners, worth its weight in gold. It is written by a renown guinea pig vet and owner who provides us with his years of experience and many helpful herbal, mineral and vitamin therapies. I initially heard about th ...

ickle_vicki84 23.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Piggie Potions - Peter Gurney

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Piggy Potions

Advantages: Clear, detailed advice based on many years of experience.
Disadvantages: Illustrations make it look like a children's book. Do not be fooled!

This is a very helpful book written by a man who although having had no medical training, spent his life fostering the proper healthcare of guinea pigs, based on common sense and specific knowledge of their needs. Tragically, he died a couple of years ago ...

catshark88 15.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Piggie Potions - Peter Gurney

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