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Profiles Wed Jul 26 2006

Gruen Interview at Powells

Author Sara Gruen may be a native Canadian, but she currently resides in Chicago's northwest suburbs. She has been getting lots of attention for her newest book, Water for Elephants (Algonquin Books, 2006), a love story set in a circus during the Depression. Dave Weich recently spoke with the author, and you can read the full interview at NPR also featured the novel in its "Summer Reading 2006" feature where you can read an excerpt from the book.

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