Agua para elefantes (Water for Elephants)

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El joven Jacob lo ha perdido todo: familia, amigos, futuro... A su alrededor, el mundo parece desmoronarse entre las penurias y la crueldad de los difíciles años treinta. Jacob decide cambiar de vida, y se aventura a trabajar en un circo ambulante como veterinario. Allí encontrará la amistad en el fascinante espectáculo de los hermanos Benzini, a la traviesa elefanta Rosie y al amor de su vida. Muchos años después, Jacob no se resigna a abandonarse al destino. Con renovada valentía nos revelará un secreto ...

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Overview

El joven Jacob lo ha perdido todo: familia, amigos, futuro... A su alrededor, el mundo parece desmoronarse entre las penurias y la crueldad de los difíciles años treinta. Jacob decide cambiar de vida, y se aventura a trabajar en un circo ambulante como veterinario. Allí encontrará la amistad en el fascinante espectáculo de los hermanos Benzini, a la traviesa elefanta Rosie y al amor de su vida. Muchos años después, Jacob no se resigna a abandonarse al destino. Con renovada valentía nos revelará un secreto impactante y decidirá emprender nuevas andanzas, cueste lo que cueste.

«Una arrebatadora nueva novela... Con el ritmo experto de un showman, Gruen se reserva una revelación genial para las páginas finales, transformando una imagen de la cultura americana en una encantadora fábula escapista.» The New York Times Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603960069
  • Publisher: Santillana USA Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/20/2007
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,412,781
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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Sara Gruen
Sara Gruen
Sara Gruen is the author of the bestseller Riding Lessons and Flying Changes. She lives north of Chicago with her husband, her three children, four cats, two goats, two dogs, and a horse.
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  • Posted June 27, 2011

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    Un libro Cautivante

    No lo voy a negar al principio, el prologo daba entender algo totalmente diferente pero al final se entiende la razon fundamental. Marlena y Jacob se ven empujados a consumar lo prohibido para los dos debido a los celos excesivos de August, y a la final fue un mal entendido. La crueldad de August y Tio Al se siente a flor de piel. La codicia y los excesos no tienen limites, la muerte de un ser humano para ellos no tienen valor y peor la de un animal indefenso. Por otro lado Jacob ya de mayor y en el geriatrico te hace pensar en los principios y valores de la familia. Es un libro totalmente cautivante, vale la pena leerlo.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    Es un libro muy fantastico!

    Si! No me gusta nada leo los libros, pero me encanta el libro Agua Para Elephantes. Tio Al y August soy no soy feliz cuando Jacob y Marlene tiene sexo. ;-) Tengo 15 anos cuando ustedes leer el libro.

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    Posted January 2, 2012

    Cool

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    Posted January 1, 2012

    Wonderful!

    I loved this book. The movie is the exact same thing, however the book is still better.

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    Posted December 28, 2011

    Good

    One of the best books i ever read,


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    Posted December 20, 2011

    Ah-dorable

    So good

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    Posted December 4, 2011

    Amazing

    Loved the story. Got me hooked :)

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