Water for elephants : a novel / Sara Gruen.
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- ISBN: 1565124995 (hb.)
- Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24cm
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 2006.
The world of the circus: to Jacob it was both salvation and a living hell. Jacob was there because his luck had run out-orphaned and penniless, he had no direction until he landed on this locomotive "ship of fools." It was the early part of the Great Depression, and everyone in this third-rate circus was lucky to have any job at all. Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, was there because she fell in love with the wrong man, a handsome circus boss with a wide mean streak. And Rosie the elephant was there because she was the great gray hope, the new act that was going to be the salvation of the circus; the only problem was, Rosie didn't have an act-in fact, she couldn't even follow instructions. The bond that grew among this unlikely trio was one of love and trust, and ultimately, it was their only hope for survival.--From Amazon.com
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