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❮Epub❯ ➜ Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature ➛ Author Join or create book clubs – Xakers.pro When Charles S Stratton was born in 1838 he was a large baby perfect in every way But then he stopped growing At age four though a happy and mischievous child he was just over two feet tall and weigheWhen Charles S Stratton was born in 1838 he was a large baby perfect in every way But then he stopped growing At age four though a happy and mischievous child he was just over two feet tall and weighed only fifteen poundsthe exact same size he had been as a seven month old baby It was then that the notorious showman PT Barnum dubbed him Tom Thumb and put him on display touring him around the world as a curiosity Anatural performer Charley became enormously popular and wealthyso than any other performer before him In this spirited biographythe first on its subjectGeorge Sullivan recounts the fascinating adventures of Tom Thumb and raises challenging uestions about what constitutes exploitationboth in the 19th century and today.

When Charles S Stratton was born in 1838 he was a large baby perfect in every way But then he stopped growing At age four though a happy and mischievous child he was just over two feet tall and weighed only fifteen poundsthe exact same size he had been as a seven month old baby It was then that the notorious showman PT Barnum dubbed him Tom Thumb and put him on display touring him around the world as a curiosity Anatural performer Charley became enormously popular and wealthyso than any other performer before him In this spirited biographythe first on its subjectGeorge Sullivan recounts the fascinating adventures of Tom Thumb and raises challenging uestions about what constitutes exploitationboth in the 19th century and today.

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  1. Heidi Grange Heidi Grange says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ´ PDF Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature ´ xakers.pro thumb: kindle, remarkable free, true pdf, story download, miniature download, Tom Thumb: epub, The Remarkable mobile, The Remarkable True Story kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable True Story kindle, Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature PDF/EPUBA fascinating story about a little person probably the most famous little person who made a mark on the world The book provides not only a biography of Charley but also a look at entertainment in the 19th century Charley spent most of his life on the stage One wonders though what made him so successful? Was it Barnum's superb but often deceitful marketing? Was it Charley's own talents? Was it his size? Or was it a combination of all three That would be an interesting topic for discussion Deceit in entertainment is another topic that this book raises but doesn't analyzeThe book is very well written and could make a


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  3. Laurie Ann Thompson Laurie Ann Thompson says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ´ PDF Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature ´ xakers.pro thumb: kindle, remarkable free, true pdf, story download, miniature download, Tom Thumb: epub, The Remarkable mobile, The Remarkable True Story kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable True Story kindle, Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature PDF/EPUBWriting non fiction is like putting together the pieces of a puzzle says author George Sullivan 'I like nonfiction because I'm a very curious person and the research that I do I find introduces me to new worlds' he said 'I'm always interested in finding out what people were really like how they live what the family life was like what motivated them' Excerpted from The Puzzle of Pocohantas an interview with the author by Maya Kandell for Scholastic News Kids Press Corps published on 11112009I think he succeeds in conveying that sense of curiosity an


  4. K.Draper K.Draper says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ´ PDF Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature ´ xakers.pro thumb: kindle, remarkable free, true pdf, story download, miniature download, Tom Thumb: epub, The Remarkable mobile, The Remarkable True Story kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable kindle, Thumb: The Remarkable True Story kindle, Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature PDF/EPUBGeorge Sullivan has written uite a books for young people including numerous historical biographies This one is the story of Charlie Stratton born in 1838 in Bridgeport Connecticut who received the stage name of General Tom Thumb from PT Barnum Charlie was a cheerful even rambunctious little boy who enjoyed amusing his parents and the guests of the inn that they ran in that coastal town His parents only concern for the boy was that he stopped growing as an infant; in every other way he was perfectly normal When Mr Barnum discove


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