About this book
The 'true' story of Cheeta the Chimp, who starred in the "Tarzan" films - and at 75, he holds the record as the World's Oldest Chimp. Stolen from the jungles of Liberia in 1932, he has dealt with drink and drug addiction, made a breakthrough with his abstract painting, and battled with diabetes. And through it all, his keeper offered him protection.
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009 The incredible, moving and hilarious story of Cheeta the Chimp, simian star of the big screen, on a behind-the-scenes romp through the golden years of Hollywood.