The great and only Barnum: the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P. T. Barnum

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Step right up! Meet the astounding . . . the amazing . . . P. T. Barnum! The award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, Amelia Lost, and Our Eleanor brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known far and wide for his jumbo elephants, midgets, and three-ring circuses, here’ s a complete and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Readers can visit Barnum’s American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 inches tall) and his tinier bride (32 inches); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum’s legacy to the 19th century and beyond. Drawing on old circus posters, photographs, etchings, ticket stubs—and with incredible decorative art by Ray Fenwick—this book presents history as it’s never been experienced before—a show-stopping event!From the Hardcover edition.
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full_title great and only barnum the tremendous stupendous life of showman p t barnum
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table_of_contents "I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The Egrees.
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title The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P. T. Barnum
title_display The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
title_full The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum / Candace Fleming, The great and only Barnum [sound recording] : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P. T. Barnum / Candace Fleming
title_short The great and only Barnum :
title_sort great and only barnum the tremendous, stupendous life of showman pt barnum
title_sub the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P. T. Barnum
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