Water for elephants
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Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006.
Status:
Central Large Type
LT F GRUEN
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Jul 9, 2019
Description
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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Format:
Large Type
Physical Desc:
563 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0786290277 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1594132003 (pb)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.4, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
730

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Description
An atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932, by the bestselling author of Riding Lessons. 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. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

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

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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