Thursday, July 7, 2011

Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature by George Sullivan

"In 1863, as the Civil War was approaching its midpoint and the North still agonized over its disastrous defeat in Virginia at Fredericksburg, an unusual event crowded all news of the conflict off the front pages of many newspapers across the nation."

Contents: A man in miniature -- The prince of humbugs -- Makeover -- On stage -- Command performance -- A royal treat -- Growing up -- Lavinia -- Touring together -- Superstar

Clarion Books; 200 pages

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