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The giant and how he humbugged America, by Jim Murphy

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The giant and how he humbugged America
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The giant and how he humbugged America
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by Jim Murphy
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eng
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A description of the Cardiff Giant mystery in which a man in upstate New York buried a ten-foot-tall., petrified model of a man, which was discovered by well diggers a year later, and set into motion a money-making spectacle
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Title
The Giant and how he humbugged America
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Summary
Presents an account of the famous 1869 Cardiff Giant hoax, describing the story that was spread about the discovery of a purported ten-foot-tall "petrified man" and the debates by world-renowned scientists about his authenticity and origins
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DLC
Dewey number
974.7/65
Index
index present
LC call number
F129.C27
LC item number
M87 2012
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1210
Literary form
non fiction
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juvenile
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by Jim Murphy
The giant and how he humbugged America, by Jim Murphy
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The giant and how he humbugged America, by Jim Murphy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The discovery -- Word spreads -- The scientists' opinions -- Open for business -- Changes -- Embarrassing questions -- The ugly truth -- A giant move -- Enter Barnum -- Giant problems all around -- A giant farewell -- A final resting place
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780439691840
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011036798

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