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Water for elephants: a novel
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Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006.
Format:
Large Print
Physical Desc:
563 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780786290277, 0786290277
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.4, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
730

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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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APA Citation (style guide)

Gruen, S. (2006). Water for elephants: a novel. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gruen, Sara. 2006. Water for Elephants: A Novel. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gruen, Sara, Water for Elephants: A Novel. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gruen, Sara. Water for Elephants: A Novel. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2006. Print.

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