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Circus and Carnival Ballyhoo Sideshow Freaks, Jabbers and Blade Box Queens

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ISBN-10: 1550228803

ISBN-13: 9781550228809

Edition: 2009

Authors: A. W. Stencell

List price: $17.99
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Description:

From Lentini the three-legged man and Siamese twins to equipment caravans and big top architects, this captivating collection lifts the striped curtain to reveal the larger-than-life world of circuses, carnivals, and freak shows in post-World War II America. Copious never-before-seen photographs, in-depth historical research, and insightful interviews with former sideshow employees illustrate the development of the circus sideshow, the roles of key groupsthe freaks, working acts, managers, talkersand the importance of the grift.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication date: 7/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 389
Size: 10.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English