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The electric woman : a memoir in death-defying acts / Tessa Fontaine.

Fontaine, Tessa, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Fon (Text) 32604000205154 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 791.3 FON (Text) 840191002515242 Auburn Plaza - Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 921 FONT (Text) 39391100310166 Nonfiction Checked out 08/22/2018
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch B FON (Text) 78551000536482 Biography Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton B Fontaine Fon (Text) 30890000681286 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 791.3092 FON (Text) 70741000150817 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 791.3 F734 (Text) 51735011870200 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial B FONTAINE, TESSA FONTAINE (Text) 33946003340689 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374158378
  • ISBN: 0374158371
  • Physical Description: x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2018]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The trick is there is no trick -- The architecture of a wave -- The snake charmer -- Human history -- Open the gates -- The dragon -- Snickers T. Clown -- Cake -- Hair ingredients -- Let's us have fun -- The moon is apple pie -- The softest skin of anyone in the entire world -- Daughters -- Mud -- And the low sky opens -- The departure -- Emergency -- Fresh meat -- The Titanic was child's play -- Monsters -- Premium footlong corn dogs -- Where your name is writ -- Cash money -- Wildewoman -- The sword swallower -- The animal undone -- Sounds past the noises -- Behind the night's dress -- Christmas fish -- Dr. Frankenstein's hushed blood love song -- Normalaphobia -- Invisibilia -- Bloodlust -- The heroes -- Electricity -- By ship into the sea -- Twinklers -- The great reveal -- Out of the mist -- Epilogue: Where you will float electric.
Summary, etc.:
"Follows the author on a life-affirming journey of loss and self-discovery through her time on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with an adventurous, spirited mother"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Fontaine, Tessa.
World of Wonders (Sideshow)
Sideshows > United States.
Circus performers > United States > Biography.
Women circus performers > United States > Biography.
Mothers and daughters > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
PERFORMING ARTS / Circus.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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