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Water for elephants : a novel

Author: Sara Gruen
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Kit : Fiction : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Adult book club bags
Fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Gruen
OCLC Number: 427432067
Notes: Includes a reader's guide with questions for discussion.
Book discussion kit.
Description: 10 books (350 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm) + 1 binder, in cloth bag (38 x 44 cm)
Responsibility: Sara Gruen.

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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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