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A War Story
Diane Ackerman: The Zookeeper's Wife Diane Ackerman: The Zookeeper's Wife Diane Ackerman: The Zookeeper's Wife Diane Ackerman: The Zookeeper's Wife

The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for these „guests,” and human names for the animals, it's no wonder that the zoo's code name became „The House Under a Crazy Star.” Best-selling naturalist and acclaimed storyteller Diane Ackerman combines extensive research and an exuberant writing style to re-create this fascinating, true-life story―sharing Antonina's life as „the zookeeper's wife,” while examining the disturbing obsessions at the core of Nazism. Winner of the 2008 Orion Award. 8 pages of illustrations

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W. W. Norton & Company, New York, United States, 2017
384 oldal · puhatáblás
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Headline, London, United Kingdom, 2013
368 oldal · puhatáblás
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384 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780393333060

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