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The Resource Water for elephants : a novel, by Sara Gruen

Water for elephants : a novel, by Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants : a novel
Title
Water for elephants
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by 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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
143634
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gruen, Sara
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Circus
  • Depressions
  • Circus performers
Target audience
adult
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, by Sara Gruen
Instantiates
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781565124998
Lccn
2005052700
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781565124998
  • (OCoLC)61362217
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, by Sara Gruen
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781565124998
Lccn
2005052700
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781565124998
  • (OCoLC)61362217

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