The Resource Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants : a novel
Title
Water for elephants
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sara Gruen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R696
LC item number
W38 2007
Literary form
fiction
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Publication
Note
Contains interview with author and book-group discussion questions
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn123132226
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
First pbk. edition
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781616200701
Lccn
2007280214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) Q123132226
  • (OCoLC)123132226

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