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Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend

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Agnes Lake HIckok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend - Fisher, Linda A, and Bowers, Carolyn M
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"The first woman in America to own and operate a circus, Agnes Lake spent thirty years under the Big Top before becoming the wife of Wild Bill Hickok - a mere five months before he was killed. While books abound on the famous lawman, Agnes's life has been obscured by circus myth and legend." "Linda A. Fisher and Carrie Bowers have written the first biography of this colorful but little-known circus performer. Agnes originally found fame as a slack-wire walker and horseback rider, and later as an animal trainer. Her circus ...

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Agnes Lake HIckok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend 2020, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806139838

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Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend 2020, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806165448

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