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Circus mania

Author: Douglas McPherson
Publisher: London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Circus Mania is the only UK history and a journey into this unique world, each chapter an access-all-areas pass to a different circus, talking to the trapeze flyers, clowns, animal trainers and showmen about their lives, work, families, customs and traditions.-publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas McPherson
ISBN: 9780720613520 0720613523
OCLC Number: 473457072
Notes: Includes index.
"The ultimate book for anyone who dreamed of running away with the circus"--Cover.
"A passionate, up-to-date look at the circus and its people"--Cover.
Description: 230 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Eva --
Back to the Hippodrome --
The elephant in the room --
Clowns and circus girls --
Inside the Spiegeltent --
Freak show --
The university of circus --
The real big top --
Make 'em laugh --
The Orient express --
The sun that never sets --
Fire and ice --
Sawdust memories --
The next generation.
Responsibility: by Douglas McPherson.

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Circus Mania is the only UK history and a journey into this unique world, each chapter an access-all-areas pass to a different circus, talking to the trapeze flyers, clowns, animal trainers and showmen about their lives, work, families, customs and traditions.-publisher description.

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