Thorndike Press

Water For Elephants

  • Sara Gruen
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  • ISBN-10: 1594134642
  • ISBN-13: 9781594134647
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs ( .52 kgs)
  • 562 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released March 2011
  • Bestsellers



A #1 New York Times bestseller
A major film adaptation by Flashpoint Entertainment and Fox 2000 Pictures is scheduled to release on April 22, 2011

Though he may not speak of them‚ the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski’s ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man in the Depression‚ tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth — a world filled with freaks and clowns‚ with wonder and pain and anger and passion. To Jacob it was both salvation and a living hell …


Customer Reviews

“Old-fashioned and endearing‚ this is an enjoyable‚ fast-paced story told by the older Jacob‚ now in his nineties in a nursing home.”— Library Journal

— Library Journal