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Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen

Winner of the 2007 BookBrowse Award for Most Popular Book.An atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932, by the bestselling author of Riding Lessons. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, drifters, and misfits, a...
Publish Date
2011
March 1
First Published in 2006
Goodreads rating
4.09
ISBN
9781616200701
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 14, 2020
I’m reading WATER FOR ELEPHANTS and enjoying it quite a bit. I realize that genre-wise, it’s “historical fiction,” but what do you call the writing style? I want to find more books this engaging, with this kind of clear, direct language and storytelling while still being smart.     source