Water for Elephants (Paperback)

Author: Gruen, Sara

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Publisher Workman Pub Co
Mfg Part# 9781616200701
SKU 218920005
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1616200707
Release Date 3/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 1T
Praise
"Gruen skillfully humanizes the midgets, drunks, rubes and freaks who populate her book."
"Gruen skillfully humanizes the midgets, drunks, rubes and freaks who populate her book."
"For pure story, this colorful, headlong tale of Depression-era circus simply can't be beat. Heroes, villains, romance, a wild-animal stampede! Big fun from page 1."
"For pure story, this colorful, headlong tale of Depression-era circus simply can't be beat. Heroes, villains, romance, a wild-animal stampede! Big fun from page 1."
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Annotation Jacob Jankowski, 90 years old and living in a nursing home, tells how, orphaned and penniless during the Great Depression, he became an animal trainer in a circus. In his days with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth, he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena--and also with the delightful Rosie the elephant.
Annotation 1 Jacob Jankowski, 90 years old and living in a nursing home, tells how, orphaned and penniless during the Great Depression, he became an animal trainer in a circus. In his days with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth, he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena--and also with the delightful Rosie the elephant.

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