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Water for Elephants: A Novel

Algonquin Books (Apr 9, 2007)
Paperback – 350 pages
ISBN: 1565125606 / 9781565125605
As a young man, Jacob Jankowski was tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. It was the early part of the great Depression, and for Jacob, now ninety, the circus world he remembers was both his salvation and a living hell. A veterin...