The Resource The ringmaster's wife, Kristy Cambron

The ringmaster's wife, Kristy Cambron

Label
The ringmaster's wife
Title
The ringmaster's wife
Statement of responsibility
Kristy Cambron
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life--one that's reimagined from what they might have become. In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confines of a quiet life on the family farm. With little more than her wit and a cigar box of treasures to call her own, Mable steps away from all she knows, seeking the limitless marvels of the Chicago World's Fair. There, a chance encounter triggers her destiny--a life with a famed showman by the name of John Ringling. A quarter of a century later, Lady Rosamund Easling of Yorkshire, England, boards a ship to America as a last adventure before her life is planned out for her. There, the twenties are roaring, and the rich and famous gather at opulent, Gatsby-esque parties in the grandest ballrooms the country has to offer. The Jazz Age has arrived, and with it, the golden era of the American circus, whose queen is none other than the enigmatic Mable Ringling. When Rosamund's path crosses with Mable's and the Ringlings' glittering world, she makes the life-altering decision to leave behind a comfortable future of estates and propriety, instead choosing the nomadic life of a trick rider in the Ringling Brothers' circus. 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!"--
  • "What is revealed when you pull back the curtain of the greatest show on earth?"--
Assigning source
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cambron, Kristy
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A4468
LC item number
R56 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ringling, Mable
  • Ringling, John
  • Circus performers
  • Life change events
Label
The ringmaster's wife, Kristy Cambron
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780718041540
Lccn
2015050179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930256954
  • 1034710
  • (OCoLC)ocn930256954
  • 1034710
Label
The ringmaster's wife, Kristy Cambron
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780718041540
Lccn
2015050179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930256954
  • 1034710
  • (OCoLC)ocn930256954
  • 1034710

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