P. T. Barnum: "Every Crowd Has a Silver Lining"


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When Jumbo the Elephant arrived in the United States in 1882, crowds lined up to see this seven-ton animal perform at the circus. Only one man could deliver such a giant attraction to audiencesP. T. Barnum. A master of entertainment and showmanship, Barnum introduced Americans to wild acts and curiosities at the American Museum and the Barnum & Bailey Circus. His keen understanding of advertisement and promotion helped invent the modern world of "show business." Author Tom Streissguth explores the life of this innovative ...

P. T. Barnum: "Every Crowd Has a Silver Lining" 2009, Enslow Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780766030220