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The Resource The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman

The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman

Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story
Title
The zookeeper's wife
Title remainder
a war story
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw<U+2014>and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing, and, during rare moments of calm, piano concerts. Jan, active in the Polish resistance, kept ammunition buried in the elephant enclosure and stashed explosives in the animal hospital. Meanwhile, Antonina kept her unusual household afloat, caring for both its human and its animal inhabitants<U+2014>otters, a badger, hyena pups, lynxes
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/18350943841
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS134.64
LC item number
.A25 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061727
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007012635
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn227016807
Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061727
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007012635
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn227016807

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