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Afternoon Book Group: Water for Elephants
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Carolyn F Lauer
Arts & Entertainment
is not Required
Water for Elephants is a historical novel by Sara Gruen.
Jacob Jankowski, a veterinary student, is close to graduating when a terrible tragedy forces him to leave school. With nowhere else to go, he hops on a passing train and finds it belongs to a traveling circus. Jacob takes a job as an animal caretaker and meets Marlena, a beautiful circus performer. Their shared compassion for a special elephant named Rosie leads to love, but August, Marlena's cruel husband, stands in their way.
The Afternoon Book Group is open to all -- Village membership not required. RSVP not required. The book will be available on the library reserve shelf.