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The Zookeeper's Wife

A War Story

by Diane Ackerman

Hardcover, 368 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $24.95 |


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A War Story
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Documents the true story of Warsaw Zoo keepers and resistance activists Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who in the aftermath of Germany's invasion of Poland saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish citizens by smuggling them into empty cages and their home villa.

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