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The elephant keeper

Author: Christopher Nicholson
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In 1766, a ship docks at Bristol, England, disgorging a crate with two young elephants in poor health, but alive. A wealthy sugar merchant purchases them for his country estate and turns their care over to a young stable boy, Tom Page. It takes time for Tom and the two elephants to understand each other, but to the surprise of everyone on the estate, a remarkable bond is formed, and changes the lives of all who meet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Nicholson
ISBN: 9780061651601 0061651605 9780061651618 0061651613
OCLC Number: 262886430
Description: 298 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Nicholson.

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In 1766, a ship docks at Bristol, England, disgorging a crate with two young elephants in poor health, but alive. A wealthy sugar merchant purchases them for his country estate and turns their care over to a young stable boy, Tom Page. It takes time for Tom and the two elephants to understand each other, but to the surprise of everyone on the estate, a remarkable bond is formed, and changes the lives of all who meet them.

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