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Water for elephants : a novel

Autor Sara Gruen
Vydavatel: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, ©2006.
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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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  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Gruen, Sara.
Water for elephants.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607500393
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Sara Gruen
ISBN: 1565124995 9781565124998
OCLC číslo: 61362217
Popis: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Odpovědnost: 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.--From publisher description.

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