In the Shadow of the Big Top: The Life of Ringling's Unlikely Circus Savior (Hardcover)
The first-ever biography of Art Concello, one of the world's greatest trapeze artists and circus businessmen, this book goes beyond the showmanship displayed in the ring to reveal the inner workings of the circus that could both thrill a crowd and make incredible money.
About the Author
Maureen Brunsdale is a circus historian and board member of the Circus Historical Society. She is the Special Collections Librarian at Milner Library, Illinois State University. Brunsdale is the coauthor of The Bloomington-Normal Circus Legacy. Learn more at MaureenBrunsdale.com.