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    Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived (Hardback) By (author) Ralph Helfer

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    DescriptionOn a quiet morning in 1896, in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant were born. The boy was named Bram, the elephant Modoc. Bram was the son of a local elephant handler, and even as a child he showed signs of becoming a master handler. Modoc grew impressively beyond anyone's imagination - exceptional intelligence, massive size, and a gentleness surpassing that of even the kindest elephants. The two were raised as siblings, and when news came that the circus was being sold, thirteen-year-old Bram did the only thing he could imagine: He stowed away to be with Modoc. In the 1930s they finally arrived in New York, where for the next two decades Modoc rose to great performing fame in the center ring of the world's most popular circus. Then tragedy struck, and the lives of Modoc and Bram were forever changed.Modoc is an epic for the ages, destined to be a classic, and sure to be cherished by readers young and old.


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    Title
    Modoc
    Subtitle
    The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ralph Helfer
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 8
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 550 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060182571
    ISBN 10: 0060182571
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: NAT024000
    DC21: 791.320929
    LC classification: GV1831.E4H
    BISAC V2.8: NAT019000
    DC22: 791.3/2/0929
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: PER002000
    LC classification: GV1831.E4 H45 1997
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperSanFrancisco
    Publication date
    01 October 1997
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco