Zoo Story by Thomas French
He got me again with the start of his book: “Eleven elephants. One plane. Hurtling together across the sky.”
Zoo Story, Life in the Garden of Captives, a nonfiction story that used the narrative devices of a novel, explores the issues of conservation of wild animals through the arrival of the elephants at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida, and the stories of other key players human and animal at the zoo.