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P.T. Barnum (First Biographies)

David Wright (undifferentiated)

P.T. Barnum (First Biographies)

by David Wright (undifferentiated)

  • 330 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Steck-Vaughn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts,
  • Textbooks,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Biographical - United States,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMike White (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8072883M
    ISBN 100817268871
    ISBN 109780817268879

      A college class introduced P.T. Barnum, America's Greatest Showman, to me and it was fun to discover that he had written this quaint little book with suggestions on how to make money. "Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business."/5(K).   This past weekend I found an amazing book at the Westport Library Book Sale that I would have given to P.T. Barnum as a gift if he did not already have it in his library. With its beautiful decorative cover and handsome print illustrations, this book seems to be part of an annual series called Temperance Offerings, with various stories promoting the cause, .

      Updated editions of The Life of P. T. Barnum appeared regularly, allowing Barnum to keep up with demand and prune the narrative of details that might offend posterity. The present volume is the first modern edition of Barnum’s original and outrageous autobiography, published in and unavailable for more than a century.   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.

      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).


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Barnum is the greatest showman the world has ever seen. As a creator of the Barnum & Baily Circus and a champion of wonder, joy, trickery, and “humbug,” he was the /5(46). The Colossal P. Barnum Reader: NOTHING ELSE LIKE IT IN THE UNIVERSE by P T. Barnum and James W.

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He. P.T. Barnum, in full Phineas Taylor Barnum, (born July 5,Bethel, Connecticut, U.S.—died April 7,Bridgeport, Connecticut), American showman who employed sensational forms of presentation and publicity to popularize such amusements as the public museum, the musical concert, and the three-ring circus.

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Reprint of Edition. An autobiography of Phineas T. Barnum that immortalizes the showman who hoodwinked customers into paying to hear the reminiscences of a woman presented as George Washington's year-old nurse, the impresario who brought Jenny Lind to America and toured /5(5).

Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, – April 7, ) was an American showman, businessman, and New York City, he founded two American Museums where he offered legitimate acts such as General Tom Thumb and hoaxes such as the Fiji greatest triumph was perhaps the introduction of Jenny Lind to the American public.

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Barnum is the greatest showman the world has ever seen. As a creator of the Barnum & Baily Circus and a champion of wonder, joy, trickery, and “humbug,” he was the Released on: Aug The biography of P T Barnum's life 'The Life of P. T Barnum' was the second most printed book by the end of the nineteenth century.

He did not enter the circus business until he was sixty years old, and established 'P. T Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome' which later became known as Barnum and Bailey. What P.

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Since his heyday in the mid-nineteenth century, P.T. Barnum’s name has been shorthand for ebullient humbuggery, maximalist entertainment, inexhaustible self-promotion, rags-to-riches industriousness—for fun. Struggles and Triumphs: Or, Forty Years' Recollections of P.T.

Barnum (Penguin Classics) by P. Barnum and a great selection of related books, art. P.T. Barnum, the showman and grifter who held up a funhouse mirror to America Robert Wilson explores how Barnum’s oddities and schemes helped shape the nation’s character.

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.

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Barnum married his childhood friend Charity Hallett inwhen the pair was 21 respectively. They were married for 44 years and had four daughters Born: Looking for books by P.T.

Barnum? See all books authored by P.T. Barnum, including The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by Himself, and The Art of Money Getting or Golden Rules for Making Money, and more on P. T. Barnum: (Phineas Taylor Barnum) (fĬn´ēəs, bär´nəm), –91, American showman,Conn.

As a youth Barnum worked at diverse sales jobs and managed a boardinghouse. He made his first sensation in when he bought and exhibited Joice Heth, a slave who claimed she was years old (she was about 80) and had been the nurse of George .