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The Resource The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman

The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman

Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story
Title
The zookeeper's wife
Title remainder
a war story
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Title variation
zookeepers wife
Title variation remainder
a war story
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A true story--as powerful as Schindler's List--in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands."--Amazon.com
Member of
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
195492
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Diane
Dewey number
940.5318350943841
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biography
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Zoo keepers
  • Warsaw (Poland)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a war story
Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in 2008 by arrangement with W.W. Norton & Company, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-485)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1795330
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594132964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781594132964
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594132964
  • (OCoLC)276334494
Label
The zookeeper's wife : a war story, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in 2008 by arrangement with W.W. Norton & Company, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-485)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1795330
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594132964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781594132964
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594132964
  • (OCoLC)276334494

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