The Resource Barnum : an American life, Robert Wilson

Barnum : an American life, Robert Wilson

Label
Barnum : an American life
Title
Barnum
Title remainder
an American life
Statement of responsibility
Robert Wilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first major biography of P.T. Barnum in a generation, a vivid account of the forefather of American entertainment"--
Summary
A biography of P.T. Barnum, nearly 125 years after his death, captures the full genius, infamy and allure of the forefather of American entertainment, and makes the case for his place among the icons of American history
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10802043
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
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1951 February 21-
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Wilson, Robert
Dewey number
  • 791.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1811.B3
LC item number
W57 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover
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  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Circus owners
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American life
Label
Barnum : an American life, Robert Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
1083699231
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9781501118623
Lccn
2019000245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Barnum : an American life, Robert Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
1083699231
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9781501118623
Lccn
2019000245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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