New York: Warner Books, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. The biography of this extraordinary American woman who pursued her dreams into the very heart of Africa to study the mountain gorillas. Originally encouraged to begin her work by the famed anthropologist Dr. Louis Leakey, Dian Fossey came to Africa in 1966 in search of the great, dark, luminous-eyed apes. 380pp, illustrated from photographs.