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Water for elephants : [a novel]

Author: Sara Gruen; David Ledoux; John Randolph Jones
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge ; Prince Frederick, MD : Audio Adventures/Landmark Audiobooks, p©2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Love stories
Audiobooks
Fiction
Fiction Sound recordings
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Gruen; David Ledoux; John Randolph Jones
ISBN: 1598870629 9781598870626
OCLC Number: 69852616
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Credits: Producer, Paul Ruben.
Performer(s): Read by David LeDoux and John Randolph Jones.
Description: 10 sound discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Sara Gruen.

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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.

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