Woman and the Ape

Woman and the Ape

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The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple--Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene is the wife of Adam Burden, a distinguished behavioral scientist. Erasmus--the unlikely prince--is a 300-pound ape. Brought to the Burdens' London home after escaping from animal smugglers, Erasmus is discovered to be a highly intelligent anthropoid ape, the closest thing yet to a human being. Madelene decides to save Erasmus, and between them blossoms a profound affection as deep as any human relationship. Afable for our time, The Woman and the Ape poses searching questions about the nature of love, freedom, and humanity.

Publisher: New York : Picador Usa St Martin'S, 2007
ISBN: 9780312427122
0312427123
Characteristics: 261 p. ; 22 cm

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