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The Zookeeper’s Wife
A War Story
Diane Ackerman

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story (2007) by Diane Ackerman is the strange but true tale of a couple who took advantage of their unique situation living in a bombed-out zoo to hide some 300 Jews from the Nazis who terrorized Warsaw during World War II. As active members of the resistance, Jan and Antonina Zabinski used the abandoned zoo grounds to shelter a stream of refugees...

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story (2007) by Diane Ackerman is the strange but true tale of a couple who took advantage of their unique situation living in a bombed-out zoo to hide some 300 Jews from the Nazis who terrorized Warsaw during World War II. As active members of the resistance, Jan and Antonina Zabinski used the abandoned zoo grounds to shelter a stream of refugees...