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Bonobo Handshake

Friday, June 04, 2010

In 2005 Vanessa Woods and her fiance settled at a bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

She soon discovered that many of the inhabitants of the sanctuary- from apes to humans- are refugees from unspeakable violence. She chronicles her experiences in the book Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo.

 

Events: Vanessa Woods will be part of a panel discussion as part of the World Science Festival
Saturday, June 5 at 3 pm
The NYU Skirball Center
566 LaGuardia Place

Vanessa Woods will be signing books as part of the World Science Festival Street Fair
Sunday, June 6, starting at 1:30 pm
Washington Square Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guests:

Vanessa Woods
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Comments [4]

dboy from nyc

I'm in love with Vanessa Woods!

Jun. 04 2010 01:23 PM
Bonobo handshake

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZiTzxL3Nh4

Jun. 04 2010 01:20 PM
anonyme

Great guest! Great topic!

Jun. 04 2010 01:19 PM
Betty Anne from UES

Your guest is absolutely delightful.

Jun. 04 2010 01:17 PM

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