• The Great and Only Barnum

  • The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
  • By: Candace Fleming
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-20-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (31 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Come one, come all to this larger-than-life biography of P. T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Visit Barnum's American Museum, established in only four weeks! Meet Madame Josephine Clofulia, the Swiss Bearded Lady. Get to know Tom Thumb, a miniature man (only twenty-five inches tall), and his tiny bride (32 inches). Watch as the circus parade goes by, elephants tail to trunk, costumed performers waving, lions yawning. Then, under the big top, as Barnum steps into the spotlight, cast your eyes on the center ring and prepare to be amazed.
Drawing on old circus posters, photographs, etchings, ticket stubs, playbills, award-winning author Candace Fleming presents history as it's never been experienced before - a stupendous, tremendous, showstopping event!
©2011 Candace Fleming (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Hays Collins on 01-11-18

Perfectly told!

Just enough information that you understand the man, but not so much detail you get bored.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Goomba_shoes on 01-24-18

A nice summary of his life

I wanted to learn more about the Life of PT Barnum and this fit the bill. It gave me all the information I needed without being boring or too in depth. Was worth the time spent listening to it

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