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The Resource We bought a zoo, Benjamin Mee

We bought a zoo, Benjamin Mee

Label
We bought a zoo
Title
We bought a zoo
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Mee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chuck it all in and buy a zoo? Why not, thought Benjamin Mee, unaware of the grim living conditions, creditors and escaped big cat that lay in wait. This is his funny, touching and ultimately tragic story of how the Mee family adapted to life in the zoo.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Mee, Benjamin
Dewey number
590.7342353092
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL31
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mee, Benjamin
  • Mee, Katherine
  • Zoos
  • Popular Science and Nature
  • Biology, life sciences
  • Autobiography: general
  • Zoos & wildlife parks: general interest
  • Biography: general
Summary expansion
A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Foxs film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe. An amazing true story that has inspired the major Hollywood motion picture this Christmas, to be repackaged for release alongside the film. We Bought a Zoo is about one young family, a broken down zoo, and the wild animals that changed their lives forever. When Ben [played by Damon] and his wife Katherine [played by Johansson] sold their small flat in Primrose Hill, upped sticks with their children and invested their savings into a dilapidated zoo on the edge of Dartmoor, they were prepared for a challenge and a momentous change in all their lives. With over 200 exotic animals to care for including an African lion, a wolf pack, a Brazilian tapir and a jaguar Bens hands, and those of his wife, children and tiny team of keepers, were full. What they werent prepared for was Katherines devastating second brain cancer diagnosis. Ben found himself juggling the daunting responsibilities of managing the parks staff and finances, while holding the bailiffs at bay and caring for his wife. A moving and entertaining story of courage and a familys attempts to rebuild a zoo, and carry on after Katherines tragic death
Label
We bought a zoo, Benjamin Mee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2008
Control code
BDZ0013014979
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
313 p.
Isbn
9780007431823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
We bought a zoo, Benjamin Mee
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2008
Control code
BDZ0013014979
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
313 p.
Isbn
9780007431823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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