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Gruen, Sara

Overview
Works: 82 works in 383 publications in 8 languages and 23,647 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Sports stories  Love stories  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3607.R696, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Sara Gruen
Water for elephants : a novel by Sara Gruen ( Book )
98 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 7,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Ape house : a novel by Sara Gruen ( Book )
39 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a family of bonobo apes who know American Sign Language are kidnapped from a language laboratory, their mysterious appearance on a reality TV show propels scientist Isabel Duncan, together with reporter John Thigpen, on a personal mission to rescue them. An entertaining book that calls into question our assumptions about these animals who share 99.4% of our DNA
Water for elephants [a novel] by Sara Gruen ( Recording )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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, drifters, 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. -Publisher description
Riding lessons by Sara Gruen ( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after a tragic accident destroyed her riding career, Annemarie Zimmer returns to her dying father's New Hampshire horse farm with her troubled teenage daughter and encounters two men who could change her life
Ape house a novel by Sara Gruen ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a family of bonobo apes disappears from a laboratory, everybody is perplexed until they make a sudden appearance on a popular TV show
Flying changes by Sara Gruen ( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Single mom Annemarie Zimmer, her own competitive riding career abruptly ended twenty years earlier with a tragic accident, has trouble letting her teenage daughter Eva pursue her own dreams of Olympic glory as an equestrian
Agua para elefantes by Sara Gruen ( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuando el joven Jacob pierde todo, incluso su familia y su futuro, y el mundo entero parece al borde del abismo en los difíciles años treinta, se aventura en un circo ambulante para trabajar como veterinario. Transcurren años de penuria y crueldad, pero también de ensueño y plenitud: en el deslumbrante espectáculo de los hermanos Benzini, las emociones más profundas surgen cuando se cruzasn los destinos de un hombre, una mujer y la elefanta Rosie bajo la carpa del circo.--Desde la descripción de la editorial
Riding lessons by Sara Gruen ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annmarie is going back home to New Hampshire with her daughter. Annmarie's father is in ill health and needs her help. However, Annmarie is going to have to face the ghosts of her past
Flying changes by Sara Gruen ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the verge of turning forty, Annemarie Zimmer struggles to cope with the changes in her life as well as her anxieties over her relationship with the man she loves, her equestrian daughter's dreams of Olympic glory, and her own past
In mijn dromen by Sara Gruen ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een veertigjarige vrouw projecteert de angst die ze heeft overgehouden aan een ernstig ongeluk met een paard op haar zestienjarige dochter die ook wil paardspringen
Riding lessons by Sara Gruen ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after a tragic accident destroyed her riding career, Olympic aspirations, and beloved horse, Annemarie Zimmer returns to her dying father's New Hampshire horse farm with her troubled teenage daughter. She encounters two men who could change her life-- the gentle veterinarian she had loved as a girl and the seductive trainer with a gift for working with horses
Water for elephants by Sara Gruen ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een oude man blikt terug op de zomer van 1931 toen hij toetrad tot een reizend circusgezelschap
Diep in mijn hart by Sara Gruen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Dutch and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als een vrouw na haar echtscheiding een paard tegenkomt dat lijkt op een paard uit haar jeugd, komt er van alles bij haar boven
Ape house a novel by Sara Gruen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a family of bonobo apes disappears from a laboratory, everybody is perplexed until they make a sudden appearance on a popular TV show
Water voor de olifanten by Sara Gruen ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een oude man blikt terug op een korte, maar cruciale periode in zijn leven toen hij toetrad tot een reizend gezelschap tijdens de crisisjaren in de Verenigde Staten
De Gouden Kooi by Sara Gruen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In een Amerikaanse onderzoekinstelling doet men onderzoek naar de taalontwikkeling van zes bonobo's (mensapen) onderling en hun communicatie met mensen
Da xiang de yan lei by Sara Gruen ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flying changes by Sara Gruen ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riding lessons by Sara Gruen ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once a world-class equestrienne with dreams of Olympic glory, a tragic accident changed Annemarie's life forever. Twenty years later she returns home with a troubled teenager in tow and glimpses a white striped gelding that sparks an obsession that could shatter her fragile world. A beautifully moving and hopeful novel of second chances from the best selling Author of Water For Elephants
Woda dla słoni by Sara Gruen ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Polish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope
 
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Alternative Names
Grūena, Sāra
グルーエン, サラ
Languages
English (234)
Spanish (14)
Dutch (10)
Chinese (6)
Polish (5)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
Arabic (1)
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