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The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century

Claire Prentice
Format
Book
Published
Boston ; New York : New Harvest, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780544262287, 054426228X
Contents
  • From one island to another
  • First steps
  • The journey from the tropics
  • The money men
  • Welcome to America
  • Making an entrance
  • Meeting Uncle Sam
  • Divided loyalties
  • Tribal life in the city
  • Headhunting the star attraction
  • Unexpected arrivals
  • Another unwelcome visitor
  • The end of the American dream
  • Tall tales
  • Fighting for control
  • A break for freedom
  • Dear Dr. Hunt
  • A rival enters the fray
  • Memphis blues
  • Raising the alarm
  • A worthy opponent
  • Dr. Hunt, I presume
  • On the run
  • Luck be a lady
  • An ultimatum
  • Judgment day
  • Vanishing act
  • In the care of the government
  • A gentleman criminal
  • Trials and tribulations
  • A surprise reversal
  • The end of the line.
Description
xxvi, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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