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Life of P.T. Barnum.

P. T. Barnum

Life of P.T. Barnum.

by P. T. Barnum

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Published by Redfield in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsGV1811 B3 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination404 p.
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14459940M

This is the story of P.T. Barnum, the world-renowned showman, written by the man himself. It tells of "his early life and struggles; bold ventures and brilliant successes; wonderful career in which he made and lost fortunes, captivated kings, queens, nobility, and millions of people; his genius, wit, eloquence, public benefactor, [and] life as a citizen."4/5(4).   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 Brand: Tadalique and Company.

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This is the story of P.T. Barnum, the world-renowned showman, written by the man himself. It tells of "his early life and struggles; bold ventures and brilliant successes; wonderful career in which he made and lost fortunes, captivated kings, queens, nobility, and millions of people; his genius, wit, eloquence, public benefactor, [and] life as a citizen."/5(43).

The Life of P.T. Barnum book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For more than fifty years, Phineas T.

Barnum embodied all t /5. HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Meet the greatest entertainer of the 19th Century Indesperate to create a better life for his family, small-time Connecticut businessman P. Barnum moved to New York City/5(43).

About the Author 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.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition by: 4. P.T. Barnum has books on Goodreads with ratings. P.T. Barnum’s most popular book is The Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Making Money.

In he published his autobiography, The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself; and because he frankly revealed some of the deceits he had employed, he was harshly taken to task by the majority of critics.

Stung, Barnum continually modified the book in many revised versions, which, he claimed, sold a total of 1, copies.

“ Barnum: An American Life, an engaging, insightful, and richly researched new biography by American Scholar editor Robert Wilson, chronicles Barnum’s rarely-a-dull-moment life with an ebullience and vigor that matches its subject.” —New York Journal of Books/5(63).

The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. Barnum by Candace Fleming and Ray Fenwick | Sep 8, out of 5 stars Published inhis autobiography, ‘The Life of P.T. Barnum’, narrates the touching story of his early life and struggles.

Inhe suffered from a stroke during one of his performances. He died in his sleep at the age of 80 and is interred at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

P T Barnum. PHINEAS TAYLOR (P.T.) BARNUM () is one of the most peculiarly famous personalities in American history. A consummate showman and entrepreneur, Barnum was famous for bringing both high and low culture to American audiences. Barnum: An American Life New Book by Robert Wilson. Home Author Reviews Events Contact ORDER About the Book.

The first major biography of P. Barnum in a generation, a vivid account of the forefather of American entertainment. Barnum was the greatest showman the world has ever seen: the co-creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the.

About The Book “Robert Wilson’s Barnum, the first full-dress biography in twenty years, eschews clichés for a more nuanced story It is a life for our times, and the biography Barnum deserves.” —The Wall Street Journal P.T. Barnum is the greatest showman the world has ever seen.

The Life Of P.T. Barnum by P T Barnum, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® This is the story of P.T. Barnum, the world-renowned showman, written by the man : Cosimo. P.T. Barnum Isn’t the Hero the “Greatest Showman” Wants You to Think His path to fame and notoriety began by exploiting an enslaved woman, in life Author: Jackie Mansky.

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.

Buy Life of P. Barnum by Barnum, P. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Page 13 - But, though Barnum's avocations and diversions may have been politics and philanthropy and reform, his real life was in his business.

From his infancy his thoughts were devoted to making money, to getting a good bargain, even on a small scale. As a child he was given pennies by his grandfather, "to buy raisins and candies, which he always instructed me to solicit from the store 4/5(4).

P. Barnum is as quintessentially American as Cornelius Vanderbilt or Andrew Carnegie. Most of us grew up at least being able to recognize the Barnum & Bailey’s animal crackers box or listening to ads for the circus on the television or radio a hundred years after P.

Barnum actually lived. He is an American legend and his life is. The Life of P.T. Barnum by P. Barnum The Life of P.T. Barnum | For more than fifty years, Phineas T. Barnum embodied all that was grand and fraudulent in American mass : University of Illinois Press.

VALUE Life of P.T. Barnum, Written by Himself The modern entertainment industry -- never mind the culture of celebrity with which it is intertwined -- owes a profound debt to Barnum’s innovations a century and a half ago.

He understood, far better than his contemporaries, how to attract an audience, and no less important, how to keep it. In this "mini-book", P.T. Barnum gives practical rules that allowed him to stay out of debt and to acquire wealth.

The "rules" are illustrated by homespun stories. While some of these of this may seem like common sense, it is the kind of common sense that Wall Street, the government and many ordinary people seem to have forgetten about in. Buy a cheap copy of The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by book by P.T.

Barnum. For more than fifty years, Phineas T. Barnum embodied all that was grand and fraudulent in American mass culture. Over the course of a life that spanned the Free shipping over $/5(5).Title: The Life of P.T.

Barnum Author: P.T. Barnum No of. pages: pages Date published: This edition was published in Published by: William Collins Books Genre: Non-fiction, Biography, History Summary: Indesperate to create a better life for his family, small-time Connecticut businessman P.

T. Barnum moved to New York City.