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P.T. Barnum

by David K. Wright

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Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Barnum, P. T. 1810-1891 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Barnum, P. T. 1810-1891.,
    • Circus owners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Circus owners.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Wright ; illustrated by Mike White.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesFirst biographies
      ContributionsWhite, Mike 1939- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1811.B3 W75 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982710M
      ISBN 100817244565
      LC Control Number96020369
      OCLC/WorldCa34742354

        THE ART OF MONEY GETTING by P. T. Barnum FULL AudioBook 🎧📖 | Greatest🌟AudioBooks V1 🌟 Start your F R E E 30 day trial & get your 1st audiob.   When P.T. Barnum's name comes up these days, it's mostly for one of two reasons. Either someone loved him in The Greatest Showman or someone really loves animal crackers. But in real life, P.T. Barnum was a pretty darn complicated person. Here's the messed up truth of P.T. : Tom Meisfjord.

      P.T. Barnum was one of America’s most captivating personalities, at once a man who gleefully deceived the public for his own gain while also pulling back the curtain, eventually. Barnum was a man who could take a few thousand dollars, make millions, then turn around and lose them all, and then turn around and repeat the whole process.   P.T. Barnum was the founder of the renowned Barnum & Bailey circus and noted American showman, entrepreneur and businessman. He began his career at a newspaper, then subsequently moved on to various business ventures, and finally became a politician/5(5).

        Discover the true story of P.T. Barnum, the man who created the world-famous Barnum & Bailey Circus, as featured in the movie The Greatest Showman! The award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, Amelia Lost, and Our Eleanor brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum.5/5(5).   Barnum's autobiography, "The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself," scandalized the nation when it was published in for offering an outlandish version of his own self-making.


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