American Gothic: The Story of America's Legendary Theatrical Family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Počet stran: 286
In the lives of the greatest family of actors in the 19th-century lies a Shakespearean drama of murder, madness, and tragedy. Smith recounts the story of an actor father whose two sons cast themselves as regicides, one on the stage as Hamlet, the other as Lincoln's infamous assassin in this captivating mixture of history and biography. Photographs.

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AMERICAN GOTHIC: The Story of America's Legendary Theatrical Family--Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth

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