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Water for elephants [sound recording] : a novel / Sara Gruen.

Gruen, Sara. (Author). Ledoux, David. (Narrator). Jones, John Randolph. (Narrator).

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 14 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD FIC GRUEN (Text) 33892005034393 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 03/16/2009 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1598870629
  • ISBN: 9781598870626
  • Physical Description: 10 sound discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge.
  • Distributor: Prince Frederick, MD : Audio Adventures/Landmark Audiobooks, p2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by David LeDoux and John Randolph Jones.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Circus > Fiction.
Depressions > Fiction.
Circus performers > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Compact discs.
Audiobooks.

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