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Water for Elephants (An Unabridged Production)[10-CD Set]

Book Description
Nonagenarian Jacob Jankowski reflects back on his wild and wondrous days with a circus. It's the Depression Era and Jacob, finding himself parentless and penniless, joins the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. There he meets the freaks, grifters, and misfits that populate this world. He introduces us to Marlena, beautiful star of the equestrian act; to August, her charismatic but twi... More
Book Information
BindingAudio CD (85 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date/2008
The Creators
About Sara Gruen (Author) : Sara Gruen is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Riding Lessons, Flying Changes, and Water for Elephants. She is hard at work on her next novel, Ape House, which will hit bookstores in Octobe... more
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Reader Comments
6/15/2013 Donna McGarry said: Loved this book. I thought the writing was a little stiff at times, but the story was great.
tags: mystery, circus

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1/5/2012 teresa d said: Enjoyed!!!
tags: I read

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7/17/2011 Caroline Reynolds said: Wonderful book...loved the writing.
tags: I read

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6/3/2011 Kim Beals

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9/17/2009 Abbey Greenblatt said: This is my all time favorite book. Set in a circus setting this book provides something for everyone- romance, betrayal, violence, and everlasing love.
tags: I read, I recommend, Inspired me

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12/23/2008 Ali B tagged as: I recommend, love, circus, adult

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2/27/2008 Kathleen Stahl said: Another really good one.
tags: I read, I recommend

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8/7/2007 Sondra LaBrie tagged as: To Read

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