Saturday, February 08, 2020

Pg. 99: Louise Callaghan's "Father of Lions"

Featured at the Page 99 Test: Father of Lions: One Man's Remarkable Quest to Save the Mosul Zoo by Louise Callaghan.

About the book, from the publisher:
Father of Lions is the powerful true story of the evacuation of the Mosul Zoo, featuring Abu Laith the zookeeper, Simba the lion cub, Lula the bear, and countless others, faithfully depicted by acclaimed, award-winning journalist Louise Callaghan in her trade publishing debut.

Combining a true-to-life narrative of humanity in the wake of war with the heartstring-tugging account of rescued animals, Father of Lions will appeal to audiences of bestsellers like The Zookeeper’s Wife and The Bookseller of Kabul as well as fans of true animal stories such as A Streetcat Named Bob, Marley and Me, and Finding Atticus.
Learn more about Father of Lions, and follow Louise Callaghan on Twitter.

The Page 99 Test: Father of Lions.

--Marshal Zeringue