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Tom's Three Ring Circus By Shelly Campbell
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Tom's Three-Ring Circus is a collection of short stories about growing up on my grandparent's farm. You cannot buy the sort of entertainment you get when city folk try to become farmers.
Tom's Three Ring Circus By Shelly Campbell
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Tom's Three-Ring Circus is a collection of short stories about growing up on my grandparent's farm. You cannot buy the sort of entertainment you get when city folk try to become farmers.
Running Away with the Circus (or, "Now is the Winter of our Missing Tent") By Mel Atkey
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Running Away With the Circus (or – “Now is the Winter of Our Missing Tent"), an is full of both humour and intrigue, as you will see by its opening sentence: If some clairvoyant had... More > told me that I’d be spending my nights in a shipping container in Taiwan, guarding seven tigers, six Chihuahuas, five bears, four sea lions, three geese, two horses and a “killer dog” named Ludwig, I’d have said “You’re supposed to read the tea leaves, not smoke them.” This book takes a look at what happens when people of radically different cultures try to work together. Acclaimed television producer (and composer of the musical Anne of Green Gables) Norman Campbell said, "Your lively prose astounds me... It is really great writing and observing… You are a brilliant writer! I mean it!"< Less
The Grand Gypsy: A Memoir By Ottavio Gesmundo, Ottavio Canestrelli
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What do Adolf Hitler, Mahatma Gandhi, and Ed Sullivan have in common? Ottavio Canestrelli crossed paths with each. He performed with the Krone Circus in Italy and Germany from 1922 to 1924 on the eve... More > of Hitler’s rise to power; he witnessed a rally for Mahatma Gandhi in India in 1931; and he appeared twice on the Ed Sullivan Show during the 1960s. In The Grand Gypsy, Canestrelli, with his grandson, Ottavio Gesmundo, tells the story of a man who witnessed historical events as he toured with his family through five continents and countless nations, including experiences fighting in World War I and the excavation of the Sphinx in Egypt. It shares memories of life in the circus, filled with daring feats and tragic mishaps. With over one hundred and seventy historical photographs included, this memoir chronicles a circus dynasty from the late nineteenth-century in Europe to the new millennium in the United States.< Less
The Grand Gypsy: A Memoir By Ottavio Gesmundo, Ottavio Gesmundo
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What do Adolf Hitler, Mahatma Gandhi, and Ed Sullivan have in common? Ottavio Canestrelli crossed paths with each. He performed with the Krone Circus in Italy and Germany from 1922 to 1924 on the eve... More > of Hitler’s rise to power; he witnessed a rally for Mahatma Gandhi in India in 1931; and he appeared twice on the Ed Sullivan Show during the 1960s. In The Grand Gypsy, Canestrelli, with his grandson, Ottavio Gesmundo, tells the story of a man who witnessed historical events as he toured with his family through five continents and countless nations, including experiences fighting in World War I and the excavation of the Sphinx in Egypt. It shares memories of life in the circus, filled with daring feats and tragic mishaps. With over one hundred and seventy historical photographs included, this memoir chronicles a circus dynasty from the late nineteenth-century in Europe to the new millennium in the United States.< Less
Tent Boxer By Roy Maloy
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Tent Boxer narrates the life story of Kevin Leigh; an orphan turned prize fighter in the Australian agricultural show circuit in the 1950's. There in the harshest environment on earth Kevin was able... More > to find love but was forced to sit back as the chapters of time unfolded in front of him, almost taking with it any hope of ever finding her again. Set in amongst a backdrop of uniquely Australian entertainment history Kevin's story was dictated to Roy over a three year period and has been preserved here for all time. Tent Boxer's narrative weaves in and out amongst some of Australia's, and histories, greatest figures, such as Jimmy Sharman, The Pin Head Twins and Ubangi the Pygmy.< Less