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impenetrable forest

by Thor Hanson

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Published by Writer"s Showcase in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.,
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)
    • Subjects:
    • Gorilla -- Uganda.,
    • Uganda.,
    • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-264).

      StatementThor Hanson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 H363 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3344998M
      ISBN 100595130186
      LC Control Number2004351635
      OCLC/WorldCa46870680

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About the Author Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Switzer Environmental Fellow, and an award winning author and biologist. His books include The Impenetrable Impenetrable forest book and Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, which won the John Burroughs Medal.

Hanson lives with his wife and son on an island in the Pacific Northwest/5(47). As seemingly impenetrable as the forest he writes about, Thor Hanson pierced the barrier between fiction and memoir -- incorporating traits of the former to the benefit of the latter.

Huge kudos to the self-described "eco-nerd" with the soul of a poet, the heart of /5(8). The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, Revised Edition is not just about gorillas, not just about Uganda, not just about Peace Corps - it's the combination that makes reading it such a joy.

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Thoroughly researched and beautifully told, Hanson s story blends natural history with cultural insight to place the forest and the gorillas in the context of modern Africa. The Impenetrable Forest offers a rare glimpse into the world of mountain gorillas, and Author: Thor Hanson.

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Hanson’s lighthearted, yet poignant stories of life in Uganda make you feel like you are right next to him throughout his adventures and misadventures. The impenetrable forest. [Thor Hanson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thor Hanson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Dr. Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Switzer Environmental Fellow, and an award winning author and biologist.

His books include Buzz, The Triumph of Seeds, The Impenetrable Forest, Feathers, and the illustrated children's favorite, Bartholomew 's writing has been translated into more than ten languages and has earned many accolades, including The John Burroughs Medal, the Phi.

Check Uganda safari destinations here, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Reserve was gazetted in the year of and later in it was upgraded to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and in it was recognized as a World Heritage Site in Uganda.

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10 BOOK ADDRESS: Bugambira, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. The residence is run by Change a Life Bwindi, a Community Based Organization that links the importance of preserving Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park to the communities through creating enterprises, employment opportunities as well as engaging direct conservation projects.

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The Impenetrable Forest offers a rare glimpse into the world of mountain gorillas, and the human cultures that surround them. A must-read for anyone interested. This is an amazing book about an amazing part of the world. I took this book with me when I visited Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a few weeks ago.

While seeing the gorillas myself was wonderful, Thor Hanson's account in The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, Revised Edition really added depth to my visit/5. Experience a thrilling journey of Gollira tracking in the wilderness with Khadventure Expeditions Book us [email protected] Tel.

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