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Who created it? Cremonesi, Kathleen, author.
What's it called? Love in the elephant tent : how running away with the circus brought me home / Kathleen Cremonesi.
Who published it? Toronto : ECW Press, [2015]
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What's it like? 390 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Helpful notes! Issued also in electronic format.
What's it about? Kathleen Cremonesi knew early on she wanted to be different. Determined to avoid following in her mother's footsteps to an ill-fated marriage, Kathleen left Oregon in her early 20s to travel across Europe. On a whim, this former administrative assistant with wanderlust took a job as a dancer in an Italian circus and, working her way up, became an ostrich-riding, shark-taming showgirl. Kathleen bonds with the exotic animals that could strike and kill at any moment, but instead bring her a peace she has never known. And when she stumbles into the arms of Stefano, the sexy elephant keeper, she finds a man who understands her wild spirit. With thrilling prose and vivid descriptions, Kathleen takes the reader around the Mediterranean. There, she discovers unexpected friends, learns how to cook, dance, and love -- across language barriers.
Helpful subjects! Cremonesi, Kathleen.
Women circus performers -- Mediterranean Region -- Biography.
Women circus performers -- United States -- Biography.
Related To Cremonesi, Kathleen, author. Love in the elephant tent. (CaOONL)20149075952
Special numbers! 9781770412521 (bound)
1770412522 (bound)
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