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Barnum"s own story

P. T. Barnum

Barnum"s own story

the autobiography : combined and condensed from the various editions published during his lifetime

by P. T. Barnum

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Circus.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.R. Browne.
    ContributionsBrowne, Waldo R. 1876-1954.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20891674M

    Barnum's Own Story. The Autobiography of P. T. Barnum Combined & Condensed from the Various Editions Published During His Lifetime. New York: Viking Press, Hardcover. 8vo, brown cloth covers, text on spine and gilt likeness on front cover. pp with 6 illustrations. Get this from a library! Barnum's own story; the autobiography of P.T. Barnum, combined & condensed from the various editions published during his lifetime. [P T Barnum; Waldo R Browne].

    OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages illustrations 22 cm: Contents: Early boyhood --Clerk in a store - Ivy Island --More experiences as a country clerk --In business for myself --Brief editorial career - Removal to New York --My start as a showman - Joice Heth - "Signor Vivalla" --Experiences as a travelling showman --Hard times in New York - on the road again --The American. Get this from a library! Barnum's Own Story: the Autobiography of P.T. Barnum.. [P T Barnum] -- P.T. Barnum's career of showmanship and charlatanry was marked by a surprising undercurrent of honesty and forthrightness. His exuberant autobiography forms a happy combination of all those traits.

    The story is brought to life by the illustrations of Boris Kulikov, who is one of my favorite children's book illustrators. Well done! Well done! When I first picked this book up I thought it was going to be about P.T. Barnum (I didn't read the subtitle) but it turns out it’s about Barnum Brown who discovered T. Rex and many more dinosaur bones.4/5(). P. T. BARNUM'S OWN STORY. The Autobiography of P. T. Barnum. but he simply can't--and who could--and his amiable strutting only makes the story the pleasanter. The whole book is a .


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