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The Resource The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice

The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice

Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century
Title
The lost tribe of Coney Island
Title remainder
headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century
Statement of responsibility
Claire Prentice
Title variation
Headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OClCo
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
sky2ocm60103103
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780544262287
Lccn
2014011690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white photographs
Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
sky2ocm60103103
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9780544262287
Lccn
2014011690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white photographs

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