Dark Romance of Dian Fossey
Fossey, always extreme, was what you call "hands on." She virtually lived with the gorillas, slowly earning their trust. However, the closer to anthropoids, the farther from humans. More militant eac...more
Hayes does a magnificent job of peeling away the layers and laying out different sources so the reader can come to an understanding on their own. Ms. Fossey made the job incredibly difficult - telling different people different versions of the same events - and Hayes really does a spectacular investigation to help us understand this vital and tremendously complex woman. Kudos, Mr. Hayes.
the book was set up kind of like a backwards murder mystery, which was cool, but have changed my mind about a career in primatology!