Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Zookeeper's Wife: Polish zookeeper and wife save hundreds of Jews

The Zookeeper's WifeThe Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

FANTASTIC story of a zookeeper and his wife, who shelter and save hundreds of Jews during WWII in Warsaw. Amazing writing by naturalist Diane Ackerman, and illuminating detail about war-era Polish life.

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