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The life of P.T. Barnum

The life of P.T. Barnum

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Published by Redfield in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by himself.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11857.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 404 p.
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13556951M
OCLC/WorldCa11034518

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Barnum Isn’t the Hero the “Greatest Showman” Wants You to Think His path to fame and notoriety began by exploiting an enslaved woman. In he published his autobiography, The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself; and because he frankly revealed some of the deceits he had employed, he was harshly taken to task by the majority of critics.

Stung, Barnum continually modified the book in many revised versions, which, he claimed, sold a total of 1, copies. The author of this book is obviously enamored with P.T.

Barnum. The book takes a very detailed look at his life from childhood to death. The book is heavily footnoted. It gives the reader a fairly detailed look at life in the s. In all, it is very interesting. It is not a 'light-read'/5.

American Legends: The Life of P.T. Barnum. By: In this "mini-book", P.T. Barnum gives practical rules that allowed him to stay out of debt and to acquire wealth. The "rules" are illustrated by homespun stories.

While some of these of this may seem like common sense, it is the kind of common sense that Wall Street, the government and many. Barnum was an American showman and entertainer who founded the ‘Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’.

Read this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline. Jun 11,  · The life of P.T. Barnum by Barnum, P. (Phineas Taylor), Publication date Topics Barnum, P.

(Phineas Taylor),Circus owners -- United States Publisher Buffalo: Courier Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPages: Jun 27,  · Updated editions of The Life of P. Barnum appeared regularly, allowing Barnum to keep up with demand and prune the narrative of details that might offend posterity.

The present volume is the first modern edition of Barnum’s original and outrageous autobiography, published in and unavailable for more than a century. Dec 20,  · I suppose there’s a sort of poetic injustice in the fact that “The Greatest Showman,” the new musical (which opens today) based on the life of P.

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As a child he was given pennies by his grandfather, "to buy raisins and candies, which he always instructed me to solicit from the store 4/5(4).

“Robert Wilson’s Barnum, the first full-dress biography in twenty years, eschews clichés for a more nuanced story It is a life for our times, and the biography Barnum deserves.”—The Wall Street Journal P.T.

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 founding Released on: August 06, The Life of P.T.

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Barnum's Wife and Daughters. Barnum married his childhood friend Charity Hallett inwhen the pair was 21 and 19, respectively. They were married for 44 years and had four daughters Born: Jul 05,