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P.T. Barnum : "every crowd has a silver lining"

Author: Thomas Streissguth
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Americans--the spirit of a nation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Explores the life of showman P.T. Barnum, including his start as an entrepreneur, creating the American Museum, building and losing his fortune, and introducing the three-ring circus to America"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: P T Barnum; P T Barnum; P T Barnum; P T Barnum
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Streissguth
ISBN: 9780766030220 0766030229
OCLC Number: 227205687
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: The hoax --
The Barnums of Bethel --
George Washington's nurse? --
The American Museum --
General Tom Thumb --
Money trouble --
The greatest show on earth --
The end of the show?
Series Title: Americans--the spirit of a nation.
Responsibility: Tom Streissguth.
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"Explores the life of showman P.T. Barnum, including his start as an entrepreneur, creating the American Museum, building and losing his fortune, and introducing the three-ring circus to America"--Provided by publisher.

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