The Elephant Keeper: A Novel by Christopher NicholsonThe Elephant Keeper: A Novel by Christopher Nicholson

The Elephant Keeper: A Novel

byChristopher Nicholson

Paperback | June 22, 2010

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“Intensely moving. [An] exceptional novel.”
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A poignant and magical story set in eighteenth-century England, The Elephant Keeper by Christopher Nicholson is the tale of two baby elephants and the young man who accidentally finds himself their guardian. Every reader who was enchanted by Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants or enthralled by When Elephants Weep will adore Nicholson’s The Elephant Keeper—a masterful blending of historical novel, coming-of-age tale, animal adventure, and love story.<_o3a_p>

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Title:The Elephant Keeper: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.72 inPublished:June 22, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061651613

ISBN - 13:9780061651618

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“THE ELEPHANT KEEPER is a strange tour of late 18th-century England, a natural history of elephants and the story of a most unusual friendship, all told with a touch of the otherworldly elegance and wit of Babar.”