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The giant and how he humbugged America / by Jim Murphy.

Murphy, Jim, 1947- (Author).
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  • 21 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria j974.765 MUR (Text) 37521530368879 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Atlanta Branch J FIC.a Murphy, Jim (Text) 78294000243031 J Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield JUV 974.7 MUR (Text) 36803000861695 NONFIC-J Available -
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston J 974.7 MUR (Text) 38209000790892 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville J 974.7 MUR (Text) 76895000127391 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Available -
Cicero Branch J 974.7.c Murphy, Jim (Text) 78294000243243 J Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main J 974.760 MUR (Text) 840191002105310 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora J 974.7 MUR (Text) 50825010613098 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Garrett Public Library J 974.765 MUR (Text) 30010170667193 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Huntingburg Public Library - Huntingburg JUV 974.7 MUR (Text) 39970000890706 JNF Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780439691840 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: In 1869, an upstate New York farmer dug up a ten-foot-tall "petrified man", thus beginning one of the biggest moneymaking spectacles - and scams - in America.
Awards Note: a Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Cardiff giant > Juvenile literature.
Cardiff (N.Y.) > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
New York (State) > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
Forgery of antiquities > New York (State) > Cardiff > Juvenile literature.

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