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Water for elephants: a novel

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9781565125605
9781598870626
9781616200701
9781565124998
9781565125858
9781598872729
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UG
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730L
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Last Grouping Update2021-10-23 05:22:55AM
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Novelist Primary ISBN9781598870626

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display_descriptionA 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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title_displayWater for elephants : a novel
title_fullWater for Elephants
Water for Elephants A Novel
Water for elephants : a novel / Sara Gruen
Water for elephants [sound recording] / Sara Gruen
title_shortWater for elephants
title_suba novel
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Circus performers
Depressions
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Historical fiction
Literature
Love stories