P.T. Barnum : America's greatest showman
|Format:||Print Book 1995|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 6 copies|
One of the earliest practitioners of "the show business, " P.T. Barnum built his reputation largely on the exoticism of others. A man of complex motives, Barnum possessed a unique genius and his influence on popular culture is evident to this day. Barnum will be a three-hour Discovery Channel special airing in October. Illustrations, 260 in color.
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Barnum, P. T.
-- (Phineas Taylor),
Circus owners -- United States -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York :Knopf,1995
|Other Titles|| Phineas Taylor Barnum
Kunhardt, Philip B.,
Kunhardt, Peter W.
ix, 358 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-350) and index.