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Father of lions : one man's remarkable quest to save the Mosul Zoo

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First U.S. edition.

"After two and a half years of ISIS occupation, and months of fighting between the militants and government forces, the Mosul Zoo was one of the few outdoor attractions still standing in Iraq's second city, its inhabitants kept alive by Abu Laith, a square-set 50-something mechanic and passionate animal lover. As the animals began to starve under the siege by advancing Iraqi army forces, Abu Laith, the "Father of Lions" and his prot©♭g©♭es and family risked their lives to keep the animals alive. When liberation finally came, the city and the zoo were both on their last legs. It seemed as if all was lost, until a local former-government scientist, Hakam, saw a message on Facebook about a zoo nearby: a charity in Switzerland wanted to rescue the animals"--

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Caledonia Library Association 636 CAL (Text)
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Naples Library 590.7356 CALLAGHA (Text)
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52124300386807
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Ontario Public Library 590.735 CAL (Text)
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52126300782968
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Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica 590.73 CALL (Text)
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Victor Farmington Library 590.73 CAL (Text)
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 590.735 CAL (Text)
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31846002873999
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1001 . ‡aCallaghan, Louise, ‡d1990- ‡eauthor. ‡4aut.
24510. ‡aFather of lions : ‡bone man's remarkable quest to save the Mosul Zoo / ‡cLouise Callaghan.
250 . ‡aFirst U.S. edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bForge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, ‡c2020.
264 4. ‡c©2019
300 . ‡axii, 383 pages : ‡billustrations (some color) ; ‡c25 cm.
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500 . ‡aFirst published in Great Britain by Head of Zeus Ltd, ℗♭2019.
520 . ‡a"After two and a half years of ISIS occupation, and months of fighting between the militants and government forces, the Mosul Zoo was one of the few outdoor attractions still standing in Iraq's second city, its inhabitants kept alive by Abu Laith, a square-set 50-something mechanic and passionate animal lover. As the animals began to starve under the siege by advancing Iraqi army forces, Abu Laith, the "Father of Lions" and his prot©♭g©♭es and family risked their lives to keep the animals alive. When liberation finally came, the city and the zoo were both on their last legs. It seemed as if all was lost, until a local former-government scientist, Hakam, saw a message on Facebook about a zoo nearby: a charity in Switzerland wanted to rescue the animals"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
60010. ‡aLaith, Abu.
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650 0. ‡aAnimal rescue ‡zIraq ‡zMosul.
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