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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

 
 
 
 
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
Author: Diane Ackerman
ISBN 13: 9780393333060
ISBN 10: 39333306
Edition: 1 Reprint
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2008-09-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $15.95
 
 

A true story—as powerful as Schindler's List—in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

The Washington Post - Susie Linfield

A lovely story about the Holocaust might seem like a grotesque oxymoron. But in The Zookeeper's Wife, Diane Ackerman proves otherwise. Here is a true story—of human empathy and its opposite—that is simultaneously grave and exuberant, wise and playful. Ackerman has a wonderful tale to tell, and she tells it wonderfully.