Water for Elephants (CD-Audio)

By Sara Gruen, David Ledoux (Read by), John Randolph Jones (Read by)

HighBridge Company, 9781615730360

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/21/2006)
Paperback (3/1/2011)
Paperback (5/1/2007)
CD-Audio (5/22/2006)
Paperback, Large Print (3/18/2011)
Paperback, Large Print (4/1/2007)
Paperback, Spanish (10/30/2007)
Paperback (3/1/2011)
Paperback (3/1/2011)
Compact Disc (5/22/2006)
Prebound (5/1/2007)
Paperback (6/1/2010)
Paperback (3/1/2011)
Paperback (4/1/2011)
Hardcover (5/26/2006)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (11/27/2006)

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Description

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 is the best selling author of Riding Lessons and Water for Elephants. She is an animal lover who lives with her husband, three children, five cats, two goats, a dog, and a horse in an environmentalist community north of Chicago.


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


Praise For Water for Elephants

“This marvelously exciting and satisfying book has been given the engaging audio production it deserves, with a fine reading of young Jacob Jankowski by David LeDoux, in a cracking voice full of youthful passion and high drama, and John Randolph Jones doing the crusty, rusted voice of Jacob at 90.”
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