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Read online De l'eau pour les éléphants .pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC De l'eau pour les éléphants Ce roman pas comme les autres a une histoire exceptionnelle en quelques mois il a fait d un auteur inconnu un v ritable ph nom ne d dition le coup de coeur de l Am rique Durant la Grande D pression dans les ann es les trains des petits cirques ambulants sillonnent les Etats Unis Jacob Jankowski orphelin sans le sou saute bord de celui des fr res Benzini et de leur plus grand spectacle du monde Embauch comme soigneur il va d couvrir l envers sordide du d cor Tous hommes et b tes sont pareillement exploit s maltrait s Sara Gruen fait revivre avec un incroyable talent cet univers de paillettes et de mis re qui unit Jacob Marl ne la belle cuy re et Rosie l l phante que nul jusqu alors n a pu dresser dans un improbable trio Plus qu un simple roman sur le cirque i De l eau pour les l phants i est l histoire bouleversante de deux tres perdus dans un monde dur et violent o l amour est un luxe by Sara Gruen, Valérie Malfoy

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De l'eau pour les éléphants
Title:De l'eau pour les éléphants
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ISBN:2253125806
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Number of Pages:480
Category:Fiction, Historical fiction, Romance, Book club
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No description available, An atmospheric gritty and compelling novel of star crossed lovers set in the circus world circa illuminated by a wonderful sense of time and place Winner of the BookBrowse Award for Most Popular Book br br An atmospheric gritty and compelling novel of star crossed lovers set in the circus world circa by the bestselling author of Riding Lessons br br When Jacob Jankowski recently orphaned and suddenly adrift jumps onto a passing train he enters a world of freaks drifters 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 in charge of caring for the circus menagerie It is there that he meets Marlena the beautiful young star of the equestrian act who is married to August the charismatic but twisted animal trainer He also meets Rosie an elephant who seems untrainable until he discovers a way to reach her br br Beautifully written Water for Elephants is illuminated by a wonderful sense of time and place It tells a story of a love between two people that overcomes incredible odds in a world in which even love is a luxury that few can afford, There is a time to move on a time to let go and a time to fly br br Anxiety rules Annemarie Zimmer s days the fear that her relationship with the man she loves is growing stagnant the fear that equestrian daughter Eva s dreams of Olympic glory will carry her far away from her mother and into harm s way For five months Annemarie has struggled to make peace with her past But if she cannot let go the personal battles she has won and the heights she has achieved will have all been for naught br br It is a time of change at Maple Brook Horse Farm when loves must be confronted head on and fears must be saddled and broken But it is an unanticipated tragedy that will most drastically alter the fragile world of one remarkable family even as it flings open gates that have long confined them enabling them all to finally ride headlong and free, After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year s Eve of Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis s father a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind br br To Maddie s horror Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father s favor is to succeed in a venture his father attempted and very publicly failed at he will hunt the famous Loch Ness monster and when he finds it he will restore his father s name and return to his father s good graces and pocketbook Joined by their friend Hank a wealthy socialite the three make their way to Scotland in the midst of war br br Each day the two men go off to hunt the monster while another monster Hitler is devastating Europe And Maddie now alone in a foreign country must begin to figure out who she is and what she wants br br The novel tells of Maddie s social awakening to the harsh realities of life to the beauties of nature to a connection with forces larger than herself to female friendship and finally to love