Sara Gruen; New Hampshire Library Association. Reference and Adult Services (READS); New Hampshire Library Association. READS-TO-GO.
|ISBN:||9781565125605 1565125606 1594132003 9781594132001|
|注意：||Kit includes Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill Readers Round Table editions (2007, c2006) and Thompson Gale large print edition.
Includes readers' club guide in the back of the book.
|描述：||14 bks. (350 pages ; 21 cm) + 1 lg. print bk. (561 pages ; 22 cm) + 1 discussion guide (1 sheet, laminated ; 30 cm) + 1 sign-out sheet (1 sheet, laminated ; 30 cm) + 1 brochure (1 sheet, folded ; 22 cm)|
|其他題名：||Water for elephants.
READS-TO-GO book club kits [brochure]
Water for elephants [discussion guide]
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.