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Gruen, Sara.

Summary: A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Gru

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: When an explosion at the Great Ape Language Lab severely injures scientist Isabel Duncan and releases her special apes, she must connect with her own kind to save her family of apes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: The wildly entertaining new novel from the bestselling author of Water for Elephants. BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide. Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena are no ordinary apes. These bonobos, like others of their species, are capable of reason and carrying on deep relationships--but unlike most bonobos, they also know American Sign Language. Isabel Duncan, a scientist at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2010

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Gruen, Sara.

Summary: Twenty years after a tragic accident destroyed her riding career, Olympic aspirations, and beloved horse, Annemarie Zimmer returns to her dying father's New Hampshire horse farm with her troubled teenage daughter and encounters two men who could change her life--the gentle veterinarian she had loved as a girl and the seductive trainer with a gift for working with horses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: Jacob remembers his life some 70 years ago as part of a traveling circus, having fallen in love with the horse act star, Marlena; and both of them mutually smitten with Rosie the elephant.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRU

Gruen, Sara

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: While her husband, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into his father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gruen 2015

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: Life is good for Jacob Jankowski. He's about to graduate from veterinary school and about to bed the girl of his dreams. Then his parents are killed in a car crash, leaving him in the middle of the Great Depression with no home, no family, and no reer. Almost by accident, Jacob joins the circus. There he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena, who is married to the circus' psychotic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2011

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Gruen, Sara.

Summary: 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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Company 2006

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Gruen, Sara

Summary: After disgracing themselves at a high society New Year's Eve party in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a former army colonel who is already ashamed of his son's inability to serve in the war. With his best friend, Hank, Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father's favor is to succeed where the Colonel once very publicly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena are no ordinary apes. These bonobos, like others of their species, are capable of reason and carrying on deep relationships--but unlike most bonobos, they also know American Sign Language. Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn't understand people, but animals she gets--especially the bonobos. Isable feels more comfortable in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRU

Gruen, Sara.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this new novel from the author of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. At the Water's Edge is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman's personal awakening as she experiences the devastations of World War II in a Scottish Highlands village"--Web page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRU

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: While her brother, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into her father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gruen 2015

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRU

Summary: Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD W

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAT RATED PG-13