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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/aDay%2C+Cathy./aday+cathy/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=aday+cathy&2%2C%2C3 |The Circus in Winter]]\\
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*[[The Circus in Winter -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2358375]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Final+Confession+of+Mabel+Stark&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFinal+Confession+of+Mabel+Stark |The Final Confession of Mabel Stark]]\\
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*[[The Final Confession of Mabel Stark -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2186348]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/agaffney%2C+eliz/agaffney+eliz/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=agaffney+elizabeth&3%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Metropolis]] \\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=aerialist&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tarialist    |The Aerialist]]\\
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*[[The Aerialist -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2087509]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Blue+Moon+Circus&searchscope=201&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=taerialist |The Blue Moon Circus]]\\
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*[[The Blue Moon Circus -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2191762]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Dancing+to+%27Almendra%27&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tDancing+to+%27Almendra%27 |Dancing to 'Almendra']]\\
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*[[Dancing to 'Almendra' -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2412546]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/tFried+Green+Tomatoes+/tfried+green+tomatoes/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=tfried+green+tomatoes+at+the+whistle+stop+cafe&2%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe]]\\
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*[[Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2357104]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Niagara+Falls+All+Over+Again&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFried+Green+Tomatoes+at+the+Whistle+Stop+Cafe |Niagara Falls All Over Again]]\\
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*[[Niagara Falls All Over Again -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2105445]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=lost+mother&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Lost Mother]] \\
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*[[Lost Mother -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/778462]] \\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/t1929/t++++1929/1%2C9%2C10%2CB/frameset&FF=t++++1929&1%2C%2C2/indexsort=-|1929 ]]\\
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*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=arthur+and+george&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Arthur & George]]\\
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*[[Arthur & George -> http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/2343130]]\\
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Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance.
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Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance.
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Cathy Day
-> YF 2005
Spanning the years from 1884 to 1939, a unique
novel in stories charts the long relationship
between
the Great Porter Circus and a small
town in Indiana, where circus folk and
small-town inhabitants mingle in a series of
long-term relationships that cross into both worlds.
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Cathy Day\\
YF 2005\\
Spanning the years from 1884 to 1939, a unique novel in stories charts the long relationshipbetween the Great Porter Circus and a small town in Indiana, where circus folk and small-town inhabitants mingle in a series of long-term relationships that cross into both worlds.\\\
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A fictionalized autobiography tells about the life,
loves, and adventures of Mabel Stark, the greatest
female tiger trainer in circus history.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/agaffney%2C+eliz/agaffney+eliz/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=agaffney+elizabeth&3%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Metropolis]]
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A fictionalized autobiography tells about the life, loves, and adventures of Mabel Stark, the greatest female tiger trainer in circus history.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/agaffney%2C+eliz/agaffney+eliz/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=agaffney+elizabeth&3%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Metropolis]] \\
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Following a fire in P.T. Barnum's circus stable, a young German immigrant becomes caught up in New York's criminal underworld while falling in love with an Irish girl, as he becomes the target of a city-wide arson investigation.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=aerialist&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tarialist    |The Aerialist]]
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Following a fire in P.T. Barnum's circus stable, a young German immigrant becomes caught up in New York's criminal underworld while falling in love with an Irish girl, as he becomes the target of a city-wide arson investigation.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=aerialist&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tarialist    |The Aerialist]]\\
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A disenchanted young man, Gary signs up to be a circus hand in Venice, Florida, and discovers, much to his delight, the secret life under the "Big Top."

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Blue+Moon+Circus&searchscope=201&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=taerialist |The Blue Moon Circus]]
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A disenchanted young man, Gary signs up to be a circus hand in Venice, Florida, and discovers, much to his delight, the secret life under the "Big Top."\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Blue+Moon+Circus&searchscope=201&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=taerialist |The Blue Moon Circus]]\\
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Together with a magician, a snake handler, a Russian animal tamer, and a nine-year-old orphan, ringmaster Lewis Tully tours the American West in 1926 with his circus act for one last time before settling down.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Dancing+to+%27Almendra%27&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tDancing+to+%27Almendra%27 |Dancing to 'Almendra']]
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Together with a magician, a snake handler, a Russian animal tamer, and a nine-year-old orphan, ringmaster Lewis Tully tours the American West in 1926 with his circus act for one last time before settling down.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Dancing+to+%27Almendra%27&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tDancing+to+%27Almendra%27 |Dancing to 'Almendra']]\\
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Cuban journalist Joaquin Porrata believes there is a connection between the assassination of Mafia boss Albert Anastasia and a dead hippopotamus in the Havana zoo, and Joaquin gets caught up in a fight for control of casino operations in pre-Castro Cuba.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/tFried+Green+Tomatoes+/tfried+green+tomatoes/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=tfried+green+tomatoes+at+the+whistle+stop+cafe&2%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe]]
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Cuban journalist Joaquin Porrata believes there is a connection between the assassination of Mafia boss Albert Anastasia and a dead hippopotamus in the Havana zoo, and Joaquin gets caught up in a fight for control of casino operations in pre-Castro Cuba.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/tFried+Green+Tomatoes+/tfried+green+tomatoes/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=tfried+green+tomatoes+at+the+whistle+stop+cafe&2%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe]]\\
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Mrs. Threadgoode's tale of two high-spirited women of the 1930s, Idgie and Ruth, helps Evelyn, a woman in a sad slump of middle age, to begin to rejuvenate her own life.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Niagara+Falls+All+Over+Again&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFried+Green+Tomatoes+at+the+Whistle+Stop+Cafe |Niagara Falls All Over Again]]
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Mrs. Threadgoode's tale of two high-spirited women of the 1930s, Idgie and Ruth, helps Evelyn, a woman in a sad slump of middle age, to begin to rejuvenate her own life.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Niagara+Falls+All+Over+Again&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFried+Green+Tomatoes+at+the+Whistle+Stop+Cafe |Niagara Falls All Over Again]]\\
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During thirty years together as a famous comedy team, conniving comedian Rocky Carter and his straight man, Mose Sharp, a small-town boy from Iowa, have enjoyed a warm relationship, but when Rocky commits a desperate act of betrayal, their friendship is endangered.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=lost+mother&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Lost Mother]]
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During thirty years together as a famous comedy team, conniving comedian Rocky Carter and his straight man, Mose Sharp, a small-town boy from Iowa, have enjoyed a warm relationship, but when Rocky commits a desperate act of betrayal, their friendship is endangered.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=lost+mother&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Lost Mother]] \\
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Enduring the Great Depression from within a tent during a Vermont summer, Henry struggles to support his two young children and considers a proposition from a wealthy neighbor, who would hire the children as companions for her homebound son.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/t1929/t++++1929/1%2C9%2C10%2CB/frameset&FF=t++++1929&1%2C%2C2/indexsort=-|1929 ]]
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Enduring the Great Depression from within a tent during a Vermont summer, Henry struggles to support his two young children and considers a proposition from a wealthy neighbor, who would hire the children as companions for her homebound son.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/t1929/t++++1929/1%2C9%2C10%2CB/frameset&FF=t++++1929&1%2C%2C2/indexsort=-|1929 ]]\\
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A novelization of jazz artist Bix Beiderbecke's early jams at a Capone-controlled casino, grueling cross-country tours, disastrous cinematic efforts, experiences during the stock market crash, and his final musical efforts.


*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=arthur+and+george&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Arthur & George]]
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A novelization of jazz artist Bix Beiderbecke's early jams at a Capone-controlled casino, grueling cross-country tours, disastrous cinematic efforts, experiences during the stock market crash, and his final musical efforts.\\\

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=arthur+and+george&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Arthur & George]]\\
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(:notitle:)(:title If you liked Water for Elephants...:)
! If you liked ''Water for Elephants''...
*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/aDay%2C+Cathy./aday+cathy/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=aday+cathy&2%2C%2C3 |The Circus in Winter]]\\
Cathy Day
-> YF 2005
Spanning the years from 1884 to 1939, a unique
novel in stories charts the long relationship
between the Great Porter Circus and a small
town in Indiana, where circus folk and
small-town inhabitants mingle in a series of
long-term relationships that cross into both worlds.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Final+Confession+of+Mabel+Stark&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFinal+Confession+of+Mabel+Stark |The Final Confession of Mabel Stark]]\\
Robert Hough\\
A fictionalized autobiography tells about the life,
loves, and adventures of Mabel Stark, the greatest
female tiger trainer in circus history.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/agaffney%2C+eliz/agaffney+eliz/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=agaffney+elizabeth&3%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Metropolis]]
Elizabeth Gaffney\\
Following a fire in P.T. Barnum's circus stable, a young German immigrant becomes caught up in New York's criminal underworld while falling in love with an Irish girl, as he becomes the target of a city-wide arson investigation.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=aerialist&searchscope=201&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tarialist    |The Aerialist]]
Richard Schmitt\\
A disenchanted young man, Gary signs up to be a circus hand in Venice, Florida, and discovers, much to his delight, the secret life under the "Big Top."

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Blue+Moon+Circus&searchscope=201&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=taerialist |The Blue Moon Circus]]
Michael Raleigh\\
Together with a magician, a snake handler, a Russian animal tamer, and a nine-year-old orphan, ringmaster Lewis Tully tours the American West in 1926 with his circus act for one last time before settling down.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Dancing+to+%27Almendra%27&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tDancing+to+%27Almendra%27 |Dancing to 'Almendra']]
Mayra Montero ; translated by Edith Grossman\\
Cuban journalist Joaquin Porrata believes there is a connection between the assassination of Mafia boss Albert Anastasia and a dead hippopotamus in the Havana zoo, and Joaquin gets caught up in a fight for control of casino operations in pre-Castro Cuba.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/tFried+Green+Tomatoes+/tfried+green+tomatoes/1%2C1%2C3%2CB/frameset&FF=tfried+green+tomatoes+at+the+whistle+stop+cafe&2%2C%2C3/indexsort=- |Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe]]
Fannie Flagg\\
Mrs. Threadgoode's tale of two high-spirited women of the 1930s, Idgie and Ruth, helps Evelyn, a woman in a sad slump of middle age, to begin to rejuvenate her own life.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Niagara+Falls+All+Over+Again&searchscope=41&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tFried+Green+Tomatoes+at+the+Whistle+Stop+Cafe |Niagara Falls All Over Again]]
Elizabeth McCracken\\
During thirty years together as a famous comedy team, conniving comedian Rocky Carter and his straight man, Mose Sharp, a small-town boy from Iowa, have enjoyed a warm relationship, but when Rocky commits a desperate act of betrayal, their friendship is endangered.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=lost+mother&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Lost Mother]]
by Mcgarry Morris\\
Enduring the Great Depression from within a tent during a Vermont summer, Henry struggles to support his two young children and considers a proposition from a wealthy neighbor, who would hire the children as companions for her homebound son.

*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search?/t1929/t++++1929/1%2C9%2C10%2CB/frameset&FF=t++++1929&1%2C%2C2/indexsort=-|1929 ]]
by Frederick Turner\\
A novelization of jazz artist Bix Beiderbecke's early jams at a Capone-controlled casino, grueling cross-country tours, disastrous cinematic efforts, experiences during the stock market crash, and his final musical efforts.


*[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search/t?SEARCH=arthur+and+george&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=41|Arthur & George]]
by Julian Barnes\\
Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance.
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