His Parents' Death In A Car Crash. The movie "Water for Elephants" stars Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.
More Literature Trivia
Thomas Stearns. The author of "The Wasteland" is Thomas Stearns Eliot.
H.G. Wells. H.G. Wells' novel "The War of the Worlds" is written in journalistic style, as if it is a factual account of an alien invasion.
E.M. Forster. "A Passage to India" was made in to a movie in 1984 and directed by David Lean.
Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out. "Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out" is also a collection of essays by Timothy Leary on a wide range of topics.
Put His Finger In A Dike. Hans Brinker's father was a sluicer, or person in charge of closing gates on a canal.
Natural Cures. Breathing into a paper bag is a common cure for the hiccups.