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Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen - Paperback - May 2007 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000003156)

Water for Elephants: A Novel

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Water for Elephants: A Novel

by Sara Gruen

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Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, May 2007. Trade Paperback. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. 350 pages with readers guide.

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Water for Elephants is a historical novel by Sara Gruen. The novel centers on Jacob Jankowski and his experiences in a travelling circus called The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. Gruen originally wrote the novel as part of National Novel Writing Month.

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On Dec 2 2010, The Libriquarian, IOBA said:
Mildly entertaining, a quick read. In the back of the edition I read, there was a whole appendix entitled "Questions for discussion". Really!? What was there to discuss? It's not as if this is Shelley's Frankenstein. Not that I have anything against the book, but I can't imagine anything more than a passing conversation: "Hey, have you read Water for Elephants?" "Yes, I have." "So what did you think?" "Um, it was pretty good."

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Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000003156
Title
Water for Elephants: A Novel
Author
Sara Gruen
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
New New
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1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Algonquin Books
Place of Publication
Chapel Hill
Date published
May 2007
Keywords
fiction, history, historical, circus, performers, depression, 1929
Bookseller catalogs
History; Fiction;
Size
8vo

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