RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 137340099 LA English T1 READS-TO-GO [bookclub kit for water for elephants]. A1 Gruen, Sara., New Hampshire Library Association., Reference and Adult Services (READS), New Hampshire Library Association., READS-TO-GO., PB NHLA READS-TO-GO PP New Hampshire YR 2007 SN 9781565125605 1565125606 1594132003 9781594132001 AB 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.