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The circus in winter

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Published by Harcourt in Orlando .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Circus -- Fiction,
  • Circus performers -- Fiction,
  • Indiana -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCathy Day.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272649M
    ISBN 10015101048X
    LC Control Number2003025033


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Here, meeting an elephant can change a man s life or the manner of his death/5(58). Day's debut collection spins graceful, elegant circles around the inhabitants of Lima, Ind.

especially the acrobats, clowns and circus folk of the Great Porter Circus who spent their winters there from to The poignant opening tale reveals how Wallace Porter, distraught by the death of his beloved wife, came to own his eponymous menagerie/5(5).

The Circus In Winter is a thoughtful collection of interwoven stories that come together the more you read. While some of the figures are left as caricatures, a few are fully fleshed out with comic, disturbing, or heartbreaking narrative.

The final piece is a beautiful meditation on what it's like to leave the small town you grew up in/5. From tothe Great Porter Circus made 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/5(51). From tothe 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. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jul 6, - Fiction - pages 10 Reviews From tothe Great Porter Circus made the unlikely choice to winter in an Indiana town called Lima, The circus in winter book place that /5(10).

A finalist fo r The Story Prize, the Great LakesBook Award, and the GLCA Book Award. For 50 years, the Great Porter Circus makes the unlikely choice to winter in an Indiana town called Lima, a place that feels as ordinary as Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, and as wondrous as a first trip to the Big Top.

Over three generations, the circus transforms this small town, providing a magical backdrop to. The circus in winter. [Cathy Day] -- Contains eleven connected stories about the lives of performers in the Great Porter Circus, and their interactions with the citizens of Lima, Indiana, the town where the circus spends the winter.

The circus in winter book In Cathy Day’s debut short story collection, The Circus in Winter (), the stories revolve around the inhabitants of Lima, Indiana as they interact with the Great Porter Circus.

The circus workers use Lima as their off-season base; Day’s narratives flesh out three generations of The circus in winter book. The Circus in Winter is writer Cathy Day’s first book. Neither novel nor short story collection, The Circus in Winter is a book of interconnected tales. The stories share settings and characters.

The Circus in Winter is the culmination of a three-year immersive learning journey that started at the Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry at Ball State University. Fourteen students under the guidance of Beth Turcotte, Professor of Theatre, spent an entire semester writing and composing this musical inspired by the novel by Cathy Day.

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Day’s wise, warmhearted debut reveals the private lives and secret yearnings of clowns, acrobats, and pinheads as they interact with the locals in a circus’s midwestern off-season : Cathy Day. The trip he took to New York in was different than the others, because that was the year he met Irene, who would become his wife.

His banker, Irene's father, invited him to. Overview From tothe 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 : Cathy Day. Fiction Book Review: THE CIRCUS IN WINTER by Cathy Day, Author. Harcourt $23 (p) ISBN THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Cathy Day, Author. Directing The Circus in Winter is Joe Calarco (The Burnt Part Boys).

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There are a lot of things in the game other than the circus itself, such as buildings, mini islands, caves, food booths, and more. From tothe 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. The secret lives and loves of circus people and their descendants are revealed in these 11 linked short stories.

From tothe small town of Lima, Indiana, hosts the Great Porter Circus during the winter months. Wallace Porter buys the circus on the eve of his beloved wife's death, claiming he has "seen the elephant.".

An amazing piece of contemporary fiction, The Circus in Winter is undoubtedly a book worth reading and relishing. Cathy Day's style of writing is simple and without unneeded embellishments.

I enjoyed each of her stories for what it was: a work when blended together with the others contained in the book, completes a beautifully moving portrait /5(13). Such a book is The Circus in Winter by Cathy Day (Harcourt, pages, $23).

The circus -- clowns, acts of spectacular daring, formidable animals under fragile control, magic and. HUNTER FOSTER (Additional Book) Hunter Foster collaborated on the book for Circus in the Goodspeed production.

He wrote the librettos for the Off-Broadway musicals Summer of ‘42 (Outer Critic nomination for Best New Musical) and Jasper in Deadland (Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre).Additionally, Hunter has starred on Broadway: Leo Bloom in The Producers, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.

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In Lima an elephant can change the course of a man's life-or the manner of his death.5/5(5). The Circus in Winter by Cathy Day and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Circus in Winter by Cathy Day Circus in Winter by Cathy Day Introduction The Circus in Winter is writer Cathy Day's first book.

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The Circus in Winter is a folk/rock musical where legend and lore collide under the big top filled with disheveled hustlers, a death-defying acrobat Jennie Dixianna, and a dreamer named Wallace Porter searching for redemption and grace. Music & Lyrics by BEN CLARK Book by HUNTER FOSTER.

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The Circus in Winter both opened and closed the festival, the first new work to do so in the history of NAMT. In fallGoodspeed Musicals will mount a full production at the Norma Terris Theater, Chester, CT, featuring a revamped book by Hunter Foster.

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Get this from a library. The circus in winter. [Cathy Day] -- A unique novel charts the long relationship between the Great Porter Circus and a small town in Indiana, where circus folk and small-town inhabitants mingle in a series of long-term relationships.

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