City of Plano Libraries

Posted on: January 19, 2017

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

Zoo Keeper's Wife - Book in Common

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman is the true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands and this year’s selection for the Book in Common.

Plano Library and Collin College are partnering to create a community of adult readers, promote discussion, and spark conversations featuring different perspectives and diverse opinions.

Companion programs for the book in common include speaker and holocaust survivor Max Glauben, a book discussion by Collin College English faculty, and a presentation on the spread of disease due to unsanitary conditions. Diane Ackerman will give presentations and sign the book. Visit each library to see historical items and photos from the war years. Copies in print, large print, eBook, eAudiobook, and book on CD are available for checkout.

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