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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story

The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, by Diane Ackerman   The remarkable true story of Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who saved over 300 Jews during WWII. As   is usually the case, the book has more detail and depth than the movie. New and sometimes used copies on hand.The National Book Award Winner and #1 […]

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, by Diane Ackerman   The remarkable true story of Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who saved over 300 Jews during WWII. As   is usually the case, the book has more detail and depth than the movie. New and sometimes used copies on hand.The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

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