The Ringmaster s Wife

The Ringmaster s Wife Author Kristy Cambron
ISBN-10 1410491013
Year 2016-08-17
Pages 529
Language en
Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
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A novel that is at once captivating, deeply poignant, and swirling with exquisite historical details of a bygone world, The Ringmaster s Wife will escort readers into the center ring, with its bright lights, exotic animals, and a dazzling performance that can only be described as the greatest show on earth!"

The Ringmaster

The Ringmaster Author Morris West
ISBN-10 9781760638481
Year 2017-08-23
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Allen & Unwin
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Autumn 1990. The world is teetering on the edge of war in the Gulf, Germany is reunited and a crumbling USSR stares ruin in the face. In Japan, a group of powerful men and women gather to create a rescue plan that will bring all three countries together for the first time in fifty years. Polyglot international publisher Gill Langton is mediator-in-chief. Treading the highest wire of global power-broking, he alone can balance politics with intrigue, manoeuvre with counter-manoeuvre. But his love for the beautiful, enigmatic Martha could bring it all tumbling down. 'Morris West is a remarkably consistent exponent of a dying art-the production of literate and intelligent bestsellers.' The Sunday Times 'The Ringmaster, a political thriller set in post-Cold War Asia, is certainly one of West's best.' Goodreads review

Venus

Venus Author Suzan-Lori Parks
ISBN-10 0822215675
Year 1998
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Dramatists Play Service Inc
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THE STORY: In 1810, The Venus Hottentot (as she is dubbed)--a young black woman with an enormous posterior--is lured away from her menial job in South Africa to tour the world and make lots of money. Once in England, however, she is sold to a freak s

The Ringmaster s Daughter

The Ringmaster s Daughter Author Jostein Gaarder
ISBN-10 0753817004
Year 2003
Pages 215
Language en
Publisher Phoenix House
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From the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, 'A masterful mixture of fantasy and reality...a simply wonderful read' SHE. Panina Manina, a trapeze artist, falls and breaks her neck. As the ringmaster bends over her, he notices an amulet of amber around her neck, the same trinket he had given his own lost child, who was swept away in a torrent some sixteen years earlier. This tale is narrated by Petter, a precocious child and fantasist, and perhaps Jostein Gaarder's most intriguing character since Sophie. As an adult, Petter makes his living selling stories and ideas to professionals suffering from writer's block. But as Petter sits spinning his tales, he finds himself in a trap of his own making.

Ulysses S Grant

Ulysses S  Grant Author Brooks Simpson
ISBN-10 9780760346969
Year 2014-10-21
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher
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Many modern historians have painted Ulysses S. Grant as a butcher, a drunk, and a failure as president. Others have argued the exact opposite and portray him with saintlike levels of ethic and intellect. In Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity 1822â??1865, historian Brooks D. Simpson takes neither approach, recognizing Grant as a complex and human figure with human faults, strengths, and motivations. Simpson offers a balanced and complete study of Grant from birth to the end of the Civil War, with particular emphasis on his military career and family life and the struggles he overcame in his unlikely rise from unremarkable beginnings to his later fame as commander of the Union Army. Chosen as a New York Times Notable Book upon its original publication, Ulysses S. Grant is a readable, thoroughly researched portrait that sheds light on this controversial figure.

The Ringmaster s Secret

The Ringmaster s Secret Author Carolyn Keene
ISBN-10 0448095319
Year 1953
Pages 178
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Nancy Drew joins the circus in order to investigate the mystery surrounding a gold charm bracelet and a young orphaned aerialist.

The Illusionist s Apprentice

The Illusionist s Apprentice Author Kristy Cambron
ISBN-10 9780718042318
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Christian Publishing
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Not all illusions happen on the stage. Wren Lockhart, apprentice to master illusionist Harry Houdini, uses life on a vaudeville stage to escape the pain of her past. She continues her career of illusion after her mentor’s death, intent on burying her true identity. But when a rival performer’s act goes tragically wrong, the newly formed FBI calls on Wren to speak the truth—and reveal her real name to the world. She transfers her skills for misdirection from the stage to the back halls of vaudeville, as she finds herself the unlikely partner in the FBI’s investigation. All the while Houdini’s words echo in her mind: Whatever occurs, the crowd must believe it’s what you meant to happen. She knows that if anyone digs too deep, secrets long kept hidden may find their way to the surface—and shatter her carefully controlled world. Set during one of the richest, most vibrant eras in American history, this Jazz Age novel of illusion, suspense, and forgotten pasts is perfect for fans of The Magician’s Lie, challenging all to find the underpinnings of faith on their own life’s stage. “Prepare to be amazed by The Illusionist's Apprentice.” —Greer Macallister, bestselling author of The Magician's Lie and Girl in Disguise

TWIN CIRCUS

TWIN CIRCUS Author Joel Lackovich
ISBN-10 1937985911
Year 2016-08-24
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher Twin Circus LLC
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Twin Circus is focused on families and those interested in twins or multiple children. Raising twins is an experience that is fun like no other, but definitely requires patience, organization and time-management skills to handle the circus that comes with it.

The Stone Cold Truth

The Stone Cold Truth Author Steve Austin
ISBN-10 0743477200
Year 2003
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The legendary WWE wrestler offers an account of professional wrestling, the triumphs and tragedies of his own career, and his personal rise to success.

A Prisoner and Yet

A Prisoner and Yet   Author Corrie ten Boom
ISBN-10 9781936143719
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 190
Language en
Publisher CLC Publications
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A Prisoner and Yet... reveals a belief in Christ that carried an innocent woman through some of the worst agonies man can devise. Here is one of the most tragic, yet most inspiring and faith-giving true stories of Corrie ten Boom during her time spent in a Nazi concentration camp.

The Clan of the Scorpion

The Clan of the Scorpion Author Gareth P. Jones
ISBN-10 1847151922
Year 2011
Pages 104
Language en
Publisher Stripes Publishing
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Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are sworn to protect the world from their longtime nemesis, the Ringmaster… A tiger is missing from Hong Kong zoo, but she’s no ordinary big cat – and she won’t be found by sticking lost posters on lamp posts. When the meerkats find a clown-shaped clue in the poo at the zoo it can only mean one thing. The Ringmaster and his circus goons are in town. It’s time for the ninja meerkats to leap into action!

The Butterfly and the Violin

The Butterfly and the Violin Author Kristy Cambron
ISBN-10 1410474208
Year 2015-01-07
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher
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Manhattan art dealer Sera James' discovery of a portrait of a Holocaust victim leads her to search for the story of the painting's subject, an aristocratic Austrian violinist whose efforts to smuggle Jews out of Vienna put her in Auschwitz.

The Lady and the Lionheart

The Lady and the Lionheart Author Joanne Bischof
ISBN-10 0997513705
Year 2016-07-26
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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"Heartachingly beautiful" - RT Book Reviews, 5 Star TOP PICK! Raised amid the fame and mystique of the Big Top, Charlie Lionheart holds the audience in the palm of his hand. But while his act captivates thousands, it's away from the spotlight where his true heart lies. Here he humbly cares for his pride of lions as if they were his brothers, a skill of bravery and strength that has prepared him for his most challenging feat yet--freeing an orphaned infant from the dark bondage of a sideshow. A trade so costly, it requires his life in exchange for hers, leaving him tarnished by the price of that choice. As the circus tents are raised on the outskirts of Roanoke, nurse Ella Beckley arrives to tend to this Gypsy girl. All under the watchful eye of a guardian who not only bears a striking resemblance to the child, but who protects the baby with a love that wraps around Ella's own tragic past, awakening a hope that goodness may yet reign. When their forbidden friendship deepens, Charlie dares to ask for her heart, bringing her behind the curtain of his secret world to reveal the sacrifice that gave hope to one little girl--boldly showing Ella that while her tattered faith is deeply scarred, the only marks that need be permanent are his own.

Ming Cho Lee

Ming Cho Lee Author Arnold Aronson
ISBN-10 1559364610
Year 2014-12-02
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Theatre Communications Group
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A celebration of "the dean of American set designers" (The New York Times).

The Prospect of Magic

The Prospect of Magic Author Milton O'Neal Walsh
ISBN-10 1604890495
Year 2010
Pages 209
Language en
Publisher Livingston Press
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While making a stop in Fluker, Louisiana, the owner of The World Famous Ploofop Travelling Carnival dies, leaving his carnies stranded. Tired of years on the road, living in trailers and performing, they decide to make a permanent home in Fluker, a friendly little place that is initially mesmerized by their bright colors, exotic animals, and surprising abnormalities. But this relationship strains. Here are the stories of Fluker: The Bearded Lady who interprets her ringmaster's death to foretell a new life awaiting her, one where she is beardless and clean. The local boy who falls in love with an acrobatic bat girl, much to the chagrin of her winged brothers. The son of a lion tamer who, years later, is still haunted by his father's inability to separate real life from life in the ring. The kid who gets a giant cat in the mail. All in all, we know one thing: love is like magic and magic like love. It's mysterious. It's powerful. It's elusive. It's a thing we only know when we see it.