Zookeeper's Wife, The

By Diane Ackerman
The Zookeeper's WifeAn engaging, visceral study of Warsaw's two zookeepers--Antonina and Jan Żabiński--and the Jews they protected during WWII. Antonina--caring for both the zoo's human and animal inhabitants--refused to give in to the penetrating fear of discovery, keeping alive an atmosphere of play and innocence even as Europe crumbled around her.
368 pages

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