Dark Inheritance (Romance)
Warner, Mar 2001, 25.95, 517 pp.
After thirteen years of living with Umber the bonobo ape, Jim Dutton feels the primate is part of his family, a sister to his human daughter Brett. Umber communicates with his family through computers and sign language. Over the years, Umber has developed a distinct personality with a sense of humor and a bit of flamboyance.
Two events shatter Jim's complacent world. He learns that U... Dark Inheritance (Romance)
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