No. 159. Minyak. He made himself a toy elephant--only on a gigantic scale. It made him deeply happy, in a surprising, childlike way. He called his elephant Minyak, after his favourite elephant in the movies--the big sweet beast that nearly lowers its huge front foot onto the face of a supine Gloria Graham in Cecil B. De Mille's film about the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus, The Greatest Show on Earth from 1952.

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