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Publisher's description:


Delve into the captivating and sometimes dark history of sideshow geeks and other eccentric acts of the past! With this book, you can explore the realm of forgotten carnival entertainment. Learn all about the rise and fall of the sideshow geek, uncovering the truth behind the myths and uncovering untold stories. You'll be taken on a journey through time to discover the captivating and sometimes outrageous entertainment of these forgotten acts.


Benefits of reading this book:

-Uncover the truth behind the myths of the sideshow geek

-Learn about the origins of the word 'geek' and how it has evolved over time

-See the stories about actual known sideshow geeks.


What is included in this book:

- History of the sideshow geek and other eccentric acts

- Interviews with performers and thought leaders

- Exploration of wild men, stone eaters, human ostriches, and competitive goldfish swallowers

- Comprehensive picture of the rise and ultimate demise of the sideshow geek


Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn the secrets of the sideshow geek and other eccentric acts of the past.


Condition: New


Binding: Paperback

Year: 2023

Publisher: Outside Talker Press

Pages: 381

Dimensions (to nearest cm): 23 X 15cm

The Rise and Fall of the Sideshow Geek - Nathan Wakefield

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