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Circus and carnival ballyhoo

A. W. Stencell

Circus and carnival ballyhoo

sideshow freaks, jaggers and blade box queens

by A. W. Stencell

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Published by ECW Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-389) and index.

StatementA.W. Stencell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1835 .S74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 391 p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24393105M
ISBN 109781550228809
LC Control Number2010497060
OCLC/WorldCa318426949

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