Number of page: 288
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Performing Arts
Both a great American adventure and a rare entry into asheltered world, Under the Big Top describes one man’s pursuit of every child’s fantasy: running away to join the circus. Bruce Feiler’s unforgettable year as a clown will forever change your view of one of the world’s oldest art forms and remind you of how dreams can go horribly wrong — and then miraculously come true.
LibraryThing Review I LOVED this book. What an interesting life. I learned so much, good and bad, about the life of circus preformers. Some humor, some sadness, but all great storytelling. Feiler’s observations were brought to life on the pages of this book.
- Jane Doe
UNDER THE BIG TOP: A Season with the Circus Here is a trip to the circus to be enjoyed by sociologists, etymologists, history buffs, and the morose of all ages. Feiler (Learning to Bow, 1991, etc.) spends a season in whiteface with the Clyde