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Secrets of the Sideshows

by Joe Nickell

  • 171 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other public performances & spectacles,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social history,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Circus,
  • Popular Culture - Counter Culture,
  • Sideshows

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022549M
    ISBN 100813123585
    ISBN 109780813123585
    OCLC/WorldCa58546237

    For this book, he interviewed showmen and performers, collected carnival memorabilia, researched published accounts of sideshows and their lore, and even performed some classic sideshow feats, such as eating fire and lying on a bed of nails as a cinderblock was broken on his chest. Buy the Hardcover Book Secrets Of The Sideshows by Joe Nickell at io-holding.com, Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

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