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Book Review of The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
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Poles who hid Jews during the Holocaust is newly appropriate given the denials of the current government of Poland. How they managed to live together is important.
"One of the most remarkable things about Antonina was her determination to include play, animals, wonder, curiosity, marvel, and a wide blaze of innocence in a household where all dodged the ambient dangers, horrors, and uncertainties. That takes a special stripe of bravery rarely valued in wartime."
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