The Remarkable Courtship of General Tom Thumb

The Remarkable Courtship of General Tom Thumb

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"Weaves together a ... behind-the-scenes look at life during the Civil War and a ... tale of one misfit's odyssey to find his place in the world. Discovered at age four by P.T. Barnum, Tom Thumb soon finds himself traveling internationally, sitting on the laps of the queens of Europe, and entertaining the masses ... After marrying Lavinia Warren, Tom and wife are hosted at the White House by President Lincoln. With the country at war, Tom and Lavinia set out on their honeymoon tour and witness firsthand the fracture between the states, the heroism of young soldiers, and the unbreakable spirit of the American people" --
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476727325
1476727325
1476727333
9781476727332
Characteristics: 372 pages ;,24 cm.

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cmlibrary_anickerson Jan 31, 2016

This is a novel that reads like a biography. Written from the perspective of both Tom and Lavinia Thumb, it is impossible not to become captivated by each of their lives and thoughts.

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