November 9, 2012
May 1, 2007
Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.
Jacob Jankowski, 90 years old and living in a nursing home, tells how, orphaned and penniless during the Great Depression, he became an animal trainer in a circus. In his days with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth, he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena--and also with the delightful Rosie the elephant.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary, Society + Social Issues, Nature + Animals, General, Arts + Entertainment, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Love + Relationships + Sex
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Subgenre: Love + Relationships + Sex, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Arts + Entertainment, General, Nature + Animals, Society + Social Issues, Literary
- Edition: Reprint
- Language: English
- Author: Sara Gruen
- Online Item #: 11337184
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-4099
- ISBN: 9781565125605
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported