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The giant and how he humbugged America, Jim Murphy

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The giant and how he humbugged America
Title
The giant and how he humbugged America
Statement of responsibility
Jim Murphy
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Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
974.7/65
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F129.C27
LC item number
M87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
The giant and how he humbugged America, Jim Murphy
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The giant and how he humbugged America, Jim Murphy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108) 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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Dimensions
27 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780439691840
Lccn
2011036798
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2011036798
  • 970978

Library Locations

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