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Water for elephants: a novel

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IL: UG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
730L
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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 twisted husband (and the circus's animal trainer); and to Rosie, the seemingly untrainable elephant Jacob cares for. Beautifully written, with a luminous sense of time and place, Water for Elephants tells of love in a world in which love's a luxury few can afford.
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ISBN:
9781565125605
9781594132001
9781616200718
9780786290277
9781598872729
9781616200701
9781594134647
9781598956467
9781598870626
9781565124998
9781565125858
9781598956498
UPC:
019628725605
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.4, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
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Full title water for elephants
Author gruen sara
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 23:40:53PM

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Circus -- Fiction, Circus performers -- Fiction, Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction, Depressions -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Canadian, Large type books, Love stories, Love stories, Canadian, Love stories, Canadiian
title_display Water for elephants : a novel
title_full Water for Elephants, Water for Elephants A Novel, Water for elephants : a novel / Sara Gruen, Water for elephants [sound recording] : [a novel] / Sara Gruen, Water for elephants [sound recording] : a novel / Sara Gruen, Water for elephants [text (large print)] / Sara Gruen
title_short Water for elephants :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Circus, Circus performers, Depressions, Fiction, Historical fiction, Canadian, Large type books, Literature, Love stories, Canadian, Love stories, Canadiian
upc 019628725605