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The Resource The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Melanie Benjamin

The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Melanie Benjamin

Label
The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
Title
The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Benjamin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born Mercy Lavinia Warren Bump in 1841, she was better known as Mrs. Tom Thumb. Only 32 inches high, she refused to let her stature cost her opportunity and used her limited height to limitless advantage with P.T. Barnum's circus
Summary
Mid-nineteenth-century little person Mercy Levinia Warren Bump comes of age in the antebellum south before being invited to join the P. T. Barnum circus, through which she meets her future husband, General Tom Thumb, and pursues limitless international opportunities
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
392136
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjamin, Melanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A876
LC item number
A94 2011b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magri, M. Lavinia
  • Women circus performers
  • Dwarfs
Target audience
adult
Label
The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Melanie Benjamin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-566)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19302865
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point large print ed.
Extent
566 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611731866
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011023021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn728102201
  • (OCoLC)728102201
Label
The autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Melanie Benjamin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-566)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19302865
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point large print ed.
Extent
566 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611731866
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011023021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn728102201
  • (OCoLC)728102201

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