A studied, gritty look at the world of the traveling circus during the Great Depression. Though the topic didn't grab me at first, the sensitive writing and characterizations drew me in. Worth Reading, Water For Elephant, Book Club Book, Book Worth, Book Clubs, Favorite Book, Reading Lists, Good Books, Bookclub
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