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Water for elephants
a novel
VerfasserIn: Gruen, Sara
Verfasserangabe: Sara Gruen
Jahr: 2007
Verlag: London, Hodder & Stoughton
Mediengruppe: Buch
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The Great Depression 1929 - when Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits in the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth a second-rate travelling circus struggling to survive making one-night stands in town after endless town. Jacob, a veterinary student who almost earned his degree, is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. He meets Marlena, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, 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."Water for Elephants" is illuminated by a wonderful sense of time and place. It tells a story of a love between two people that overcomes incredible odds in a world in which even love is a luxury that few can afford. (Verlagstext)
VerfasserIn: Gruen, Sara
VerfasserInnenangabe: Sara Gruen
Jahr: 2007
Verlag: London, Hodder & Stoughton
Systematik: FS.E, DR
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 978-0-340-96272-5
2. ISBN: 0-340-96272-0
Beschreibung: 418 Seiten
Sprache: Englisch
Mediengruppe: Buch