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Side Show: My Life With Geeks, Freaks & Vagabonds in the Carny Trade (edition 2001)

by Howard Bone

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Cultural Writing. Memoir. Howard Bone was a sideshow magician virtually his whole working life. During a long, eventful, and adventurous career he lived every aspect of outdoor show business in its golden era. SIDE SHOW captures the flavor of those boisterous times -- the characters, the scenes, the scams, the dodges, the joys and sorrows of carny ways as only an insider could know them. An appealing, amusing and down and dirty glimpse into the rarely depicted nether regions of show business -- Ricky Jay, magician, actor, and author.… (more)
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Title:Side Show: My Life With Geeks, Freaks & Vagabonds in the Carny Trade
Authors:Howard Bone
Info:Sun Dog Press (2001), Paperback, 137 pages
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To Penn & Teller

who took time to listen to an old side show magician
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If you've got carny blood in your veins you'll travel anywhere to join a carnival, no matter how far.
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Cultural Writing. Memoir. Howard Bone was a sideshow magician virtually his whole working life. During a long, eventful, and adventurous career he lived every aspect of outdoor show business in its golden era. SIDE SHOW captures the flavor of those boisterous times -- the characters, the scenes, the scams, the dodges, the joys and sorrows of carny ways as only an insider could know them. An appealing, amusing and down and dirty glimpse into the rarely depicted nether regions of show business -- Ricky Jay, magician, actor, and author.

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