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The Resource The zookeeper's wife, by Diane Ackerman, (sound recording)

The zookeeper's wife, by Diane Ackerman, (sound recording)

Label
The zookeeper's wife
Title
The zookeeper's wife
Statement of responsibility
by Diane Ackerman
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Germany invaded Poland, bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into the empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing and, during rare moments of calm, piano concerts. Jan, active in the Polish resistance, kept ammunition buried in the elephant enclosure and stashed explosives in the animal hospital. Meanwhile, Antonina kept her unusual household afloat, caring for both its human and its animal inhabitants and refusing to give in to the penetrating fear of discovery, even as Europe crumbled around her
Cataloging source
BBCAA
Dewey number
940.53/18350943841
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
  • DS134.64
  • DS134.64
LC item number
  • .A25 2007b
  • .A25 2007b
Literary text for sound recordings
history
PerformerNote
Read by Suzanne Toren
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The zookeeper's wife, by Diane Ackerman, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Sound library."
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
170922088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
9 sound discs (10 hr., 57 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792750185
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
883761834776
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SLD 1164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)170922088
  • (OCoLC)170922088
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The zookeeper's wife, by Diane Ackerman, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • "Sound library."
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
170922088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
9 sound discs (10 hr., 57 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792750185
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
883761834776
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SLD 1164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)170922088
  • (OCoLC)170922088
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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