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The Resource Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants : a novel
Title
Water for elephants
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sara Gruen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looking back on his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, an elderly man reminisces about his friendship with the star of the equestrian act, and an elephant who gave them hope
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
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
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
Intended audience
730
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3607.R696
LC item number
W38 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Paperback issue includes reader's discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18057299
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781616200701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)61362217
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Paperback issue includes reader's discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18057299
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st paperback ed.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781616200701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)61362217

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