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Carny folk

Francine LaSala

Carny folk

the world"s weirdest sideshow acts

by Francine LaSala

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sideshows,
  • Abnormalities, Human,
  • Carnivals,
  • Circus performers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-221).

    StatementFrancine Hornberger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1835 .H67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23571934M
    ISBN 100806526610
    LC Control Number2004116400

    This list is just a small part of my e-book "On The Midway," guaranteed to give you many hours of delight, available for a very reasonable price HERE. NOTE: THEN AND NOW. This "carny lingo dictionary" makes no distinction between the way things were in the past and the way they are now.   In , my grandparents joined a carnival for a season. He sold candy, she ran the milk-bottle game. In his spare time, he took photographs. And they learned the secret speech of the carnival folk, which they later taught to me. After speaking Carny for many years, I decided to seek its origins.

      Carny Folk - Duration: Nicholas Pare views. The Secret History of Carnival Talk Book Trailer - Duration: Carny Talk, A Unique Language - Duration. Jaime Royal "Robbie" Robertson, OC (born July 5, ), is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author. Robertson is best known for his work as lead guitarist and primary songwriter for The Band, and for his career as a solo recording artist.

    The Totally True and Not At All Made Up Biography of John Hinderliter: John was born amidst Carny Folk on the island of Atlantic City, NJ, so he was predestined for a career in advertising. His earliest years were spent being adorable and winning baby parade trophies across southern New Jersey. Full Description: ""Joe Nickell - once a carnival pitchman, then a magician, private detective, and investigative writer - has pursued sideshow secrets for years and has worked the famous carnival midway at the Canadian National Exhibition. For this book, he interviewed showmen and performers, collected carnival memorabilia, researched published accounts of sideshows and their lore, and even.


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