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P. T. Barnum

Anne Edwards

P. T. Barnum

by Anne Edwards

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Barnum, P. T. 1810-1891 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Barnum, P. T. 1810-1891.,
    • Circus owners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Circus owners.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Anne Edwards ; pictures by Marylin Hafner.
      SeriesSee and read biography
      ContributionsHafner, Marylin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1811.B3 E35 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. :
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4905707M
      ISBN 100399205942, 0399610839
      LC Control Number76052993

        According to P.T. Barnum: The Legend and the Man, Barnum had talked about how newspapers only printed nice things about people after they died. When his health began to decline in , the New York Evening Sun apparently decided to do something about it: They printed a glowing obituary for him while he was still alive, just so he could read : Tom Meisfjord.   Phineas Taylor "P. T." Barnum (–) formed the circus that came to be known as The Greatest Show on Earth. A brash, larger-than-life entrepreneur, he transformed the nature of commercial entertainment in the 19th century, from his private museum of curiosities to his big-top extravaganzas.5/5(1).

        P.T. Barnum, the showman and grifter who held up a funhouse mirror to America Robert Wilson explores how Barnum’s oddities and .   P.T. Barnum was the founder of the renowned Barnum & Bailey circus and noted American showman, entrepreneur and businessman. He began his career at a newspaper, then subsequently moved on to various business ventures, and finally became a politician/5(5).

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of P T Barnum books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, – April 7, ) was an American showman, businessman, and New York City, he founded two American Museums where he offered legitimate acts such as General Tom Thumb and hoaxes such as the Fiji greatest triumph was perhaps the introduction of Jenny Lind to the American public. After fire destroyed his second museum, Barnum Born: Phineas Taylor Barnum, July 5, , .


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Barnum has books on Goodreads with ratings. P.T. Barnum’s most popular book is The Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Making Money. Barnum was the greatest showman the world has ever seen: the co-creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the man who made worldwide sensations of Jumbo the Elephant, General Tom Thumb, and the “Swedish Nightingale,” Jenny Lind.

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In all due respect, the book is an honest, forthright personal narrative. However, the book left me wondering if he was more in the business of exploitation rather than the Greatest Showman he saw himself as and was /5(48).

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Barnum is the greatest showman the world has ever seen. As a creator of the Barnum & Baily Circus and a champion of wonder, joy, trickery, and “humbug,” he was the Released on: Aug P.T. Barnum, in full Phineas Taylor Barnum, (born July 5,Bethel, Connecticut, U.S.—died April 7,Bridgeport, Connecticut), American showman who employed sensational forms of presentation and publicity to popularize such amusements as the public museum, the musical concert, and the three-ring circus.

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