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Author Parsons, Neil.

Title Clicko : the wild dancing bushman / Neil Parsons ; foreword by Andrew McCall Smith.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.

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 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    791.3092 Taibosh,F PAR    Available
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Description xv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Originally published: Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Growing up in the snow mountains -- Recruited at Kimberley -- Enter Paddy Hepston -- Disappearance to Australasia or the far east? -- The dancing bushman in London -- Dancing in Cambridge and Paris -- Hiding from humanitarians -- Margate rendezvous -- From Dublin to Havana -- Coney Island and Havana again -- Joining Barnum and Bailey's circus -- Kidnap in Connecticut -- "I am an American gentleman" -- Sam Gumpertz takes over -- High life with Frank and Evelyn -- "I inherited a bushman" -- California interlude -- The great terminal dance.
Summary During the 1920s and '30s, Franz Taibosh--whose stage name was Clicko--performed in front of millions as one of the stars of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Subject Taibosh, Franz, -1940.
Circus performers -- Biography.
Korana (African people) -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
ISBN 9780226647418 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226647412 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226647425 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226647420 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

 
    
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