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Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Vanessa Woods, Australian scientist and author, thought she had found her true love: chimpanzees. But in a reckless moment, she accepts a marriage proposal from a man she barely knows - and agrees to join him on a research trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. All she's sure of is that they will be studying bonobos, an extremely endangered species of ape with whom humans share 98.7% of our DNA.

As she adjusts to newlywed life in a war-torn country, Vanessa finds herself enchanted by these remarkable animals. They live in a peaceful society in which females are in charge, war is nonexistent, and sex is as common and friendly as a handshake. She came to study their habits and habitat, but soon learns much more: they teach her about love and belonging, about building a home, and about what makes us human.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Gotham Books , 2010 .
      Extent: 278p., [8]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (chiefly col.), ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-278)
      ISBN: 1592405460 (hbk.), 9781592405466 (hbk.)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2010 .
      6759267403489031941.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 278p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. [269]-278
      ISBN: 9781863954846 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 August 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography ; Campaign Ruby Jessica Rudd 2010 single work novel
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 August 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Michael McGurk Mark Abernethy Richard Vereker 2010 single work biography ; Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography ; Detritus : Addressing Culture and the Arts Robyn Archer 2010 selected work prose
Bonobo Bliss Tony Wheeler , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 324 2010; (p. 31)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography
A Liaison with Natural Born Lovers Frank O'Shea , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 September 2010; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 August 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography ; Campaign Ruby Jessica Rudd 2010 single work novel
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 August 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Michael McGurk Mark Abernethy Richard Vereker 2010 single work biography ; Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography ; Detritus : Addressing Culture and the Arts Robyn Archer 2010 selected work prose
Bonobo Bliss Tony Wheeler , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 324 2010; (p. 31)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography
A Liaison with Natural Born Lovers Frank O'Shea , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 September 2010; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Bonobo Handshake : A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo Vanessa Woods 2010 single work autobiography
Last amended 6 Oct 2016 09:12:39
Subjects:
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    Congo (Democratic Republic),
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    West / Central Africa, Africa,
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