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Trapped! : the story of Floyd Collins

Author: Robert K Murray; Roger W Brucker
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1982, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is an historical recreation of an event in the past that became the first true media spectacle in America. The book charts the story of Floyd Collins' entrapment in a Kentucky cave in 1925,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Floyd Collins; Floyd Collins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Murray; Roger W Brucker
ISBN: 0813101530 9780813101538
OCLC Number: 9182506
Notes: "Originally published by G.P. Putnam's Sons"--Title page verso.
Description: 347 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: To find a new cavern --
Friends and relatives --
The outside world intrudes --
Human chains and high hopes --
Final contact --
The state takes over --
Carnival Sunday --
Investigation and frustration --
The struggle ends --
Making of a legend --
Epilogue --
Epilogue 1999.
Responsibility: by Robert K. Murray and Roger W. Brucker.

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""TRAPPED! is both a tense adventure and a brilliant historical recreation of the past."" -- pselunking-books.blogspot.com ""An exciting narrative account of Floyd Collins's entrapment in a Kentucky Read more...

 
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