This was the best book I've read in years. It is extremely moving, and just changed me as a person. Read morePublished on July 8 2004
As a student of Dr. Foutes at CWU, we were assigned to read this book as part of his class. Before I started reading it, I thought it would be another boring psych book. Read morePublished on June 26 2003 by Zachary A. Kroger
"Next of Kin" is really several stories interwoven into one book. It is first and foremost the story of a chimp, Washoe, but also of the journey on which she takes Roger Fouts. Read morePublished on April 8 2003 by Bukkene Bruse
This is a really wonderful book. The relaxed style draws you in easily, and the mixture of science and compassion make this a unique read. Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2003 by Graymac
I love this book! Roger Fouts brings the chimpanzee's in his life in to clear focus for us! This is a superb mix of entertainment and education. Dr. Read morePublished on July 17 2002 by Jean Greek
In doing research for a journalism assignment, I was recommended Fouts' "Next of Kin." I read the book as I prepared for a trip to the Center for Captive Chimpanzee Care, a... Read morePublished on June 4 2002 by Zinta Aistars
This book has been such an inspiration to me. I am still in high school but have a growing library full of books by Jane Goodall, Birute Galdikas, Dian Fossey, Craig Stanford, Bill... Read morePublished on March 5 2002 by "banana33"