Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Paperback Book

Details

Rent Water for Elephants

Author: Sara Gruen

Narrator: David LeDoux

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Penguin/Highbridge

Published: May 2006

Genre: Fiction - General

Retail Price: $29.95

Discs: 10

Synopsis

Jacob Jankowski, 90 years old and living in a nursing home, tells how, orphaned and penniless during the Great Depression, he became an animal trainer in a circus. In his days with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth, he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena--and also with the delightful Rosie the elephant.

View descriptions at Amazon.com

Recommended

Divine Justice
by David Baldacci

Following the instant # 1 New York Times bestseller Stone Cold, Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in David Baldacci's most surprising thriller...

The Girl Who Kicked the...
by Stieg Larsson

Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson's two previous novels—is under close supervision in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital....

Step on a Crack
by James Patterson

After the death of a beloved former first lady, the world's most elite and powerful people gather at the funeral in New York City. This provides a...

A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini

After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a...

The Quickie
by James Patterson

Lauren Stillwell is not your average damsel in distress. When the NYPD cop discovers her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to ...

The Girl Who Played With...
by Stieg Larsson

The electrifying follow-up to the phenomenal best seller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ('An intelligent, ingeniously plotted, utterly engrossing...

The Choice
by Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a new tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never...

The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

Here's a real find: a striking debut from an Afghan now living in the US....Rather than settle for a coming-of-age or travails-of-immigrants story,...

Reviews

BookLender review by Kimberly on 2007-05-25 00:09:02

I loved this book. The author really draws you into the story with wonderful characters and a rich back drop. You get to know Jacob and cheer for him throughout the novel. I had trouble putting it down...

BookLender review by James on 2007-05-16 21:58:24

Great book, enjoyed the story line. A sweet ending

BookLender review by Patty on 2007-07-13 16:24:31

I found it a wonderful read. It was full of insight, made me laugh & made me sad, with a great ending.

BookLender review by Sherrill on 2012-03-20 11:05:15

Loved this book. I will never watch a circus again the same way. Very moving, couldnt put it down.

BookLender review by Cee on 2010-06-13 11:51:42

Wonderful read! I can't wait for the movie.