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The Circus in Winter

The Circus in Winter

(2004)
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From 1884 to 1939, the Great Porter Circus makes the unlikely choice to winter in an Indiana town called Lima, a place that feels as classic as Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, and as wondrous as a first trip to the Big Top. In Lima an elephant can change the course of a man's life-or the manner of his death. Jennie Dixianna entices men with her dazzling Spin of Death and keeps them in line with secrets locked in a cedar box. The lonely wife of the show's manager has each room of her house painted like a sideshow banner, indulging her desperate passion for a young painter. And a former clown seeks consolation from his loveless marriage in his post-circus job at Clown Alley Cleaners.

In her astonishing debut, Cathy Day follows the circus people into their everyday lives, bringing the greatest show on earth to the page.

 
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Used availability for Cathy Day's The Circus in Winter


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Hardback Editions

May 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: The Circus in Winter
Author(s): Cathy Day
ISBN: 0-15-101048-X / 978-0-15-101048-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
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Paperback Editions

July 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: The Circus in Winter
Author(s): Cathy Day
ISBN: 0-15-603202-3 / 978-0-15-603202-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Circus in Winter
Author(s): Cathy Day
Publisher: Mariner Books
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