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American gothic

Author: Gene Smith; Nelson Runger
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, Inc., 1993, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest theatrical family, including: the flamboyant, alcoholic patriarch, Junius Booth; the restrained son Edwin, whose portrayal of Hamlet ran for an unprecedented 100 performances; and the handsome, enigmatic John, who murdered President Lincoln during a performance five days after Appomattox.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Booth family.; John Wilkes Booth; Edwin Booth; Junius Brutus Booth; Abraham Lincoln; Edwin Booth; Booth family.; John Wilkes Booth; Junius Brutus Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Smith; Nelson Runger
ISBN: 1556908660 9781556908668
OCLC Number: 28586732
Notes: "The story of America's legendary theatrical family--Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth"--Container.
Performer(s): Nelson Runger, narrator.
Description: 9 sound cassettes (12 hr., 15 min.) : analog.
Responsibility: by Gene Smith.

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Provides a portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest theatrical family, including: the flamboyant, alcoholic patriarch, Junius Booth; the restrained son Edwin, whose portrayal of Hamlet ran for an unprecedented 100 performances; and the handsome, enigmatic John, who murdered President Lincoln during a performance five days after Appomattox.

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