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The Resource The zookeeper's wife /, by Diane Ackerman

The zookeeper's wife /, by Diane Ackerman

Label
The zookeeper's wife /
Title
The zookeeper's wife /
Statement of responsibility
by Diane Ackerman
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
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
DWP
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Ackerman, Diane
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
history
PerformerNote
Read by Suzanne Toren
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Toren, Suzanne
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  • Playaway Digital Audio
  • Jews
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Zoo keepers
  • Warsaw (Poland)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The zookeeper's wife /, by Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated media player
  • Unabridged
Accompanying material
AAA battery.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1110725
Dimensions
9 x 6 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 11 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781605145259
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1110725
  • (OCoLC)190943373
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The zookeeper's wife /, by Diane Ackerman
Publication
Note
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated media player
  • Unabridged
Accompanying material
AAA battery.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1110725
Dimensions
9 x 6 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 11 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781605145259
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1110725
  • (OCoLC)190943373
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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