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The Resource Water for elephants, Sara Gruen

Water for elephants, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants
Title
Water for elephants
Statement of responsibility
Sara Gruen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2007.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2007.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Fiction category, 2007.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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143634
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gruen, Sara
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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730
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Depressions
  • Circus
Target audience
adult
Label
Water for elephants, Sara Gruen
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000040209571
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781741149814
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Water for elephants, Sara Gruen
Publication
Control code
000040209571
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781741149814
Other physical details
ill.

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