Diane Ackerman

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The Zookeepers Wife

The Zookeepers Wife

by Diane Ackerman

Jan and Antonina Zabinski were Polish Christian zookeepers horrified by Nazi racism, who managed to save over three hundred people. Yet their story has fallen between the seams of history.Drawing on Antoninas diary and other historical sources, bestse...

Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Published: 01/01/2007
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Dawn Light

Dawn Light

by Diane Ackerman

In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn—drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and be...

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 10/12/2009
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The Human Age

The Human Age

by Diane Ackerman

“Our relationship with nature has changed . . . radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable.” Our finest literary interpreter of...

Narrator: Barbara Caruso
Published: 09/10/2014
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One Hundred Names for Love

One Hundred Names for Love

by Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman is an Orion Book Award-winning author and naturalist. In One Hundred Names for Love, Ackerman reflects on the time she spent caring for her husband, Pushcart Prize-winning novelist Paul West, after a stroke took his ability to speak. W...

Narrator: Barbara McCulloh
Published: 04/28/2011
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