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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....
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Hood River County Library FIC GRUEN (Text) 33892100601609 Adult Fiction Book None 04/02/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1565124995
  • ISBN: 9781565124998
  • Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 2006.

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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....
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 4.4 14.0
Subject: Circus > Fiction.
Depressions > Fiction.
Circus performers > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.

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