America's Greatest ShowmanBook - 1995
One of the earliest practitioners of "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.
Publisher: New York : A. Knopf, 1995.
Characteristics: ix, 358 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,26 cm.