9781888960358

Grains of Golden Sand : Adventures in War-Torn Africa

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  • ISBN13:

    9781888960358

  • ISBN10:

    1888960353

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-15
  • Publisher: Partners Pub Group
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Summary

Grab a ticket for the adventure of an American woman who protected rare apes by painting AIDS ("SIDA" in French) in blood on a wall to keep rampaging looters at bay. A San Diego Zoo article about her work was titled Courage, but it took more than courage to find a permanent home for the bonobos.

Table of Contents

Maps: Africa, Zaire, Kinshasap. x
Introduction: Bonobo Years, Bonobo Tearsp. 1
The Writing on the Wallp. 5
A Snake in Texasp. 21
Road Killp. 33
The Toughest Job You'll Ever Lovep. 45
My Turn to Rinsep. 57
On Being Bonobop. 69
Bonoboas and Driver Antsp. 89
A Lion's Talep. 101
Mayoloizedp. 121
Merking and Kirkingp. 145
Not in Kansas Anymorep. 161
Building an Arkp. 177
Leopard Rainp. 197
Magic Beansp. 215
Deja Vu-Been There, Done Thatp. 223
Jonas Arkp. 245
Friend, Foe, or Bonobop. 257
The Changing of the Guardp. 271
Catch 22.376-01, Section Cp. 281
Draining the Swampp. 291
Lock and Loadp. 309
Grains of Golden Sandp. 321
Grave New Worldp. 333
Echosp. 341
Full Circlep. 357
Delfiantp. 383
Acknowledgmentsp. 389
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