Next of Kin by Roger Fouts
What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are

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At the heart of this moving and vibrant book is Fouts' magical, 30-year friendship with Washoe--the chimp whom Fouts has taught American Sign Language--whose dialogues with the author have opened a window into chimpanzee consciousness. Movie rights sold to 20th century Fox. of photos.

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Fouts is a professor of Psychology Mills is Co-Founder of Living Planet Pr
Published January 1, 1997 by Morrow. 420 pages
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Though he was studying theories of communication, Fouts (Psychology/Central Washington Univ.) learned a whole lot more than that from the chimps in his American Sign Language program, and he tells their story here with great insight and affection.

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