P.T. Barnum: America's greatest showman

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Knopf, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
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quot;the show business, " P.T. Barnum built his reputation largely on the exoticism of others. A man of complex motives, Barnum possessed a unique genius and his influence on popular culture is evident to this day. Barnum will be a three-hour Discovery Channel special airing in October. Illustrations, 260 in color.

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User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

Non-fiction. He was such a show man. Book has lots of pictures. Read full review

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overall good, would've liked to learn more about the performers Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. is a former managing editor of Life magazine and the author of numerous books. His son Philip B. Kunhardt III, an Episcopal minister, co-authored and produced Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography, among other projects. Son Peter W. Kunhardt is a three-time Emmy Award winning producer of documentaries.

The reader, Richard Neustadt, is the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government emeritus at Harvard University. He is the author of many books, among them: Presidential Power, Alliance Politics, and The Epidemic That Never Was. Neustadt is the sole on-camera commentator for the PBS series The American Presidents.

The voices of the presidents are read by Larry Kenney.

Philip B. Kunhardt III is a writer-producer with Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt is executive producer of Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. is assistant director of development at the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation. Along with their father, the late Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip and Peter are coauthors of "Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography," "Looking for Lincoln "will be the companion volume to a four-hour PBS special of the same name to be aired in the winter of 2009. The Kunhardts are based in Chappaqua, New York.

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