Water for Elephants
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Over 10,000,000 copies in print worldwide
#1 New York Times Bestseller
A Los Angeles Times Bestseller
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A Newsday Favorite Book of 2006
A USA Today Bestseller
A Major Motion Picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, and Christoph Waltz
Jacob Janowski’s luck had run out--orphaned and penniless, he had no direction until he landed on a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. A veterinary student just shy of a degree, he was put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. It was the Great Depression and for Jacob the circus was both his salvation and a living hell. There he met Marlena, the beautiful equestrian star married to August, the charismatic but brutal animal trainer. And he met Rosie, an untrainable elephant who was the great hope for this third-rate traveling show. The bond that grew among this group of misfits was one of love and trust, and ultimately, it was their only hope for survival.
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Water for elephants
Haven't read it but I heard that it was good! A must read book for all teens and young adults :)
An instant classic
This is a story of a man and his life. It starts off in a retirement home and quickly moves to the mans boyhood describing his life running away and joining the circus. A story of adventure, love, life and danger.
A must read for all who ever dreamed of running away and joining the circus.
Water for Elephants
One of the most beautiful books I've ever read! Every word of every sentence and every scene is a delicious morsel. It is heart wrenching, edge of your seat exciting, sensual, terrifying, and uplifting. You feel like you've lived the horrifying yet rich life of a carny from a time when few rules put limits on life. Get this book. Enjoy it. Tell a friend. This is writing at it's finest.