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Water for Elephants by Sarah Gruen is the story of Jacob Jankowski and his life in a second-rate Depression-era circus. Gruen describes the filthy circumstances in which Jacob finds himself. Jacob puts his veterinary skills to use when he is put in charge of the menagerie. With colorful characters like Uncle Al, the circus impresario who slaps people around and August, the paranoid schizophrenic animal trainer, and the beautiful Marlena whom Jacob falls in love with, this book is a treasure you will surely entrance you.