Water for Elephants (Compact Disc)

By Sara Gruen, David LeDoux (Read by), John Randolph Jones (Read by)
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Nonagenarian Jacob Jankowski reflects back on his wild and wondrous days with a circus. It's the Depression Era and Jacob, finding himself parentless and penniless, joins the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. There he meets the freaks, grifters, and misfits that populate this world. He introduces us to Marlena, beautiful star of the equestrian act; to August, her charismatic but twisted husband (and the circus's animal trainer); and to Rosie, the seemingly untrainable elephant Jacob cares for. Beautifully written, with a luminous sense of time and place, Water for Elephants tells of love in a world in which love's a luxury few can afford.

About the Author

SARA GRUEN was born in Vancouver, lived in London, Ontario, and went to university in Ottawa. She now lives with her husband and three children in a conservation community outside of Chicago. Her fiction debut, Riding Lessons, was an international bestseller. Water for Elephants is her third novel. Visit her website at www.saragruen.com.

Stage and screen actor DAVID LEDOUX has lent his voice to several Audie(r) Award-nominated audiobooks.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781598870626
ISBN-10: 1598870629
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2006
Pages: 10
Language: English