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Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants : a novel
Title
Water for elephants
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sara Gruen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. It is there that he meets Marlena, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, who is married to August, the charismatic but twisted animal trainer. He also meets Rosie, an elephant who seems untrainable until he discovers a way to reach her.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
LC call number
PS3607.R696
LC item number
W38 2006
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0632/2005052700-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm61362217
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781565124998
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005052700
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61362217
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0632/2005052700-d.html
Publication
Control code
ocm61362217
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781565124998
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005052700
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61362217

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