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Barnum : an American life  Cover Image Book Book

Barnum : an American life

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  • ISBN: 1501118714
  • ISBN: 9781501118715
  • ISBN: 1501118625
  • ISBN: 9781501118623
  • ISBN: 9781501118722 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1501118625 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781501118623 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781501118623
  • ISBN: 1501118625
  • ISBN: 9781501118715
  • ISBN: 1501118714
  • Physical Description: x, 341 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: "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, a vivid account of the forefather of American entertainment"--
Subject: Circus owners United States Biography
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor) 1810-1891
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  • 29 of 31 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 31 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Public Library BIO Barnum, P. WILSON, R. (Text) 37777123586836 Adult Biography Available -

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