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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"The first major biography of P.T. Barnum in a generation, [an] ... account of the forefather of American entertainment"
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 921 BARNUM 2019 (Text) 33892100646315 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/12/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501118623
  • Physical Description: x, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Do you know Barnum?" -- The richest child in town -- The nursemaid -- On Broadway -- The mermaid -- The general -- The queen -- The continent -- At home -- The voice -- Temples of entertainment -- Before the fall -- Putting out fires -- A ruined man -- The war and a wedding -- Fire! -- Show fever -- Marriage bonds -- Excitement, pepper, & mustard -- And Bailey -- Last years.
Summary, etc.:
"The first major biography of P.T. Barnum in a generation, [an] ... account of the forefather of American entertainment" Provided by publisher.
Subject: Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891.
Circus owners > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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