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Sara Gruen


Sara Gruen

Sara Gruen, the author of AT THE WATER’S EDGE, APE HOUSE and WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, moved to the United States from Canada in 1999 for a job as a technical writer. She was laid off in 2001 and decided to pursue a lifelong dream of writing fiction. She has published five novels, each involving animals as full-fledged characters; the first two, RIDING LESSONS and FLYING CHANGES, about horses, were published as mass market originals. Gruen lives in North Carolina with her husband, three sons and a menagerie of rescued animals. She donates a portion of her earnings from all of her books to various animal charities.

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Sara Gruen

Books by Sara Gruen

by Sara Gruen - Fiction, Historical Fiction

At the heart of this thrilling new novel from the author of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.

by Sara Gruen - Fiction

Sara Gruen weaves an evocative and compelling tale of the frenzied, lawless and cruelly beautiful world of the Depression-era traveling circus. From the striking first scene to the unexpected ending, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS will have readers mesmerized.