THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE

By Diane Ackerman
W.W. NortonSeptember 2008
www.DianeAckerman.com
www.wwnorton.com

Trade Paperback368 pages, $14.95, ISBN: 978-0-393-33306-0
Subject: History / Culture & World Issues / Personal Challenges

"A lovely story about the Holocaust might seem like a grotesque oxymoron. But ... Diane Ackerman proves otherwise. Here is a true story—of human empathy and its opposite—that is simultaneously grave and exuberant, wise and playful." —Washington Post Book World

"A shining book beyond category. . . . It is no stretch to say that this is the book Ackerman was meant to write." —Los Angeles Times

"A tale of untold bravery with a whimsical dose of history reminiscent of Noah's Ark. . . . Ackerman's story is a treatise on nobility--a word that applies to some humans and all the animals." —USA Today

"An inspiring read that may join Schindler's List and Hotel Rwanda as popular accounts of heroism in the face of genocide." —Salt Lake Tribune

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