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For the Love of Jennie: A Tiny Love Story
     

For the Love of Jennie: A Tiny Love Story

by Laura Ford, Robyn Thomas (Editor)
 
Leaving the comfort of her home, her family, and friend, 37 inch tall Jennie embarks on her journey with her newly wed husband, Major Ray. In For the Love of Jennie readers experience a health warming and tragic tale which captures all the human emotions as the main characters travel with Sells Brothers circus, enduring stares, embarassment, and at times sneers

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Leaving the comfort of her home, her family, and friend, 37 inch tall Jennie embarks on her journey with her newly wed husband, Major Ray. In For the Love of Jennie readers experience a health warming and tragic tale which captures all the human emotions as the main characters travel with Sells Brothers circus, enduring stares, embarassment, and at times sneers from crowds, yet Jennie finds love, happiness and lasting friendships among the circus family, with a special bond forming between Jennie and Major Ray and a giant and giantess, a friendship that turns into a life long commitment.

Despite her the long hours in front of crowds, despite a body weakened by disease, despite her longing to be back home, Jennie with her most powerful weapon, her Bible, carves out a life with the man she most adores. Though disaster strikes, the characters endure as they sail across the seas to strange lands where they meet Queen Liliuokalant, the last queen of Hawaii and learn the secrets of the Island, Molokai. Jennie and Major experience fear during civil unrest between natives followers of the ruling King Malietoa and rebellious followers of the exhiled chief as their ship is docked in Samoa.

The book is heart warming and tragic and captures the late 1890s and early 1900s, an era when circuses were at their peak and Buffalo Bill was every boy's hero.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781881554028
Publisher:
Skyward Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/15/1995
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.85(h) x 1.10(d)

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