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The zookeeper's wife: A War Story

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The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina abiski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the abiskis' 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--otters, a badger, hyena pups, lynxes--and keeping alive an atmosphere of play and innocence even as Europe crumbled around her.--From publisher description.
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Contributors:
Toren, Suzanne. Narrator
ISBN:
9780393354256
9780393354263
9780792751298
9780393069358
9781605145259
9781602834774
9780792766063
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Last Grouping Update 2019-03-21 14:22:09PM
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title_display The zookeeper's wife
title_full The Zookeeper's Wife A War Story, The zookeeper's wife / Diane Ackerman, The zookeeper's wife [electronic resource] / by Diane Ackerman, The zookeeper's wife [sound recording] / Diane Ackerman
title_short The zookeeper's wife
title_sub A War Story
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