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Circus at the Edge of the Earth
Circus at the Edge of the Earth
Author: Charles Wilkins
ISBN-13: 9780771088476
ISBN-10: 0771088477
Publication Date: 1/1999
Pages: 280
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Publisher: McClelland Stewart
Book Type: Hardcover
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I had recently read "Water for Elephants," which piqued my curiosity about circus life. "Circus at the Edge of the Earth" chronicles a month with the Great Wallenda circus during a tour of central Canada. Wilkins shares the excitement, tribulations, and mundanities of a traveling circus and introduces us to the nomadic characters (two- and four-legged) that make up the circus troupe. Wilkins' writing is enjoyable, and he easily draws you into circus life past, present, and future.