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Dian Fossey

Anthropologist (16-Jan-1932 — 26-Dec-1985)


Camilla de la Bedoyere. No One Loved Gorillas More: Dian Fossey: Letters from the Mist. National Geographic Books. 2005. 192pp.

Nicholas Gordon. Murders in the Mist: Who Killed Dian Fossey?. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1993. 254pp.

Harold T. P. Hayes. The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1990. 351pp.

Sy Montgomery. Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1991. 278pp.

Farley Mowat. Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa. New York: Warner. 1987. 371pp. UK title, Virunga: The Passion of Dian Fossey.


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  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.248)

  7. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.133)

  8. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.174)

  9. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.209)

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