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The Astonishing Elephant: An Ardent Appreciation of an Astonishing Animal

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Synopsis:

"Elephant" contains the most marvelous stories and history about these mysterious behemoths, from Hannibal's crossing of the Alps to Barnum's Jumbo. Their story is full of humor, sorrow, wisdom, sex, science, and human interest. 16-page photo insert.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-283) and index.

About the Author


SHANA ALEXANDER is the author of numerous books, including the bestsellers Nutcracker and Anyone's Daughter, about Patty Hearst. Her other stories of true crime detail the lives of Jean Harris and Bess Meyerson. Her book about her own family, Happy Days, was published in 1995. She lives on Long Island.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679456605
Author:
Alexander, Shana
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Elephants
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 52
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xviii, 300 p., 16 p. of p
Dimensions:
9.48x6.26x1.06 in. 1.33 lbs.

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Product details xviii, 300 p., 16 p. of p pages Random House Trade - English 9780679456605 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Elephant" contains the most marvelous stories and history about these mysterious behemoths, from Hannibal's crossing of the Alps to Barnum's Jumbo. Their story is full of humor, sorrow, wisdom, sex, science, and human interest. 16-page photo insert.
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