Dan Rice: The Most Famous Man You've Never Heard Of

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DAN
RICE

THE MOST FAMOUS MAN
YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF

DAVID CARLYON

PUBLICAFFAIRS

NEW Y O R K

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Foreword xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • Prologue 1
  • Part 1 - A Perfect Rush 1823 ☛ 1847 *
  • 1 - Home, Sweet Home 11
  • 2 - Go West, Young Man 22
  • 3 - Learned Pig, Learning Dan 32
  • 4 - Circus 39
  • 5 - Clown to the Ring 51
  • Part 2 - One-Horse Show 1848 ☛ 1852 *
  • 6 - Spalding and Spicy Rice 65
  • 7 - Reading, Not Acting Clown 82
  • 8 - Forclosure 94
  • 9 - One-Horse Story 108
  • 10 - Like a Phoenix 120
  • 11 - Alternating Ringmasters 128
  • 12 - Curses, Foiled Again! 136
  • Part 3 - The Great American Humorist 1853 ☛ 1856 *
  • 13 - The Barnum of New Orleans 145
  • 14 - See the Elephant 157
  • 15 - People's Choice 167
  • 16 - 100000 176
  • 17 - Bearded in His Den 182
  • 18 - Dan Rice's Great Show 189
  • 19 - Servis Renderd 196
  • 20 - Hey, Rube! 204
  • Part 4 - Something Higher 1856 ☛ 1860 *
  • 21 - Cabinet of Curiosities 217
  • 22 - A Genius for Fun 223
  • 23 - Excelsior! 231
  • 24 - Daniel Mclaren 246
  • 25 - Grammatical Assassin? 256
  • 26 - The End? 267
  • 27 - Ring Cycle 275
  • Part 5 - The People's Candidate 1860 ☛ 1867 *
  • 28 - House Divided 287
  • 29 - Southern Sympathy 296
  • 30 - Union, Alias Peace 307
  • 31 - A Muted Voice 319
  • 32 - Colonel Rice 328
  • 33 - Rice for President 343
  • Part 6 - Reverse of Success 1868 ☛ 1883 *
  • 34 - Folly to Fight 355
  • 35 - Paris Pavilion 366
  • 36 - Is Life Worth Living? 375
  • Part 7 - Old Uncle Dan 1884 ☛ 1900 *
  • 37 - More Fun Than You Can Count 387
  • 38 - Snake Oil 396
  • 39 - Honest Abe's Uncle Sam 405
  • Notes 417
  • Bibliography 465
  • Permissions 487
  • Index 489
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