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Comedian of the frontier : the life of actor/manager Jack Langrishe, 1825-1895

Author: Margaret Lauterbach; Charles E Lauterbach
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his day, theater actor and manager Jack Langrishe could claim to be as well known in the American frontier West as General Grant was in the East. The complete story of Jack Langrishe, a major figure of the American frontier who made and lost fortunes and became recognized as the father of theater in the West"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John S Langrishe; John S Langrishe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Lauterbach; Charles E Lauterbach
ISBN: 9781476664095 1476664099
OCLC Number: 959626085
Description: x, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments ; Preface ; Introduction ; 1. New Land, New Life ; 2. Moving West: The Old Northwest Territory ; 3. A New Theatre Home ; 4. Riding High ; 5. Profits Shrink ; 6. Rootless ; 7. Colorado ; 8. Gold Circuit ; 9. Into Unknown Perils ; 10. Return to Montana ; 11. Chicago ; 12. The Black Crook Venture ; 13. Battered but Not Beaten ; 14. Deadwood ; 15. High in the Rockies ; 16. Mining, Managing and Acting ; 17. On the Last Tour ; 18. End of the Last Tour ; 19. Another Gold Rush ; 20. A New Career and Reflections ; 21. Shattered Peace 22. The Last Act ; Epilogue ; Chapter Notes ; Bibliography ; Index.
Responsibility: Margaret McCutcheon Lauterbach and Charles E. Lauterbach.

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"In his day, theater actor and manager Jack Langrishe could claim to be as well known in the American frontier West as General Grant was in the East. The complete story of Jack Langrishe, a major figure of the American frontier who made and lost fortunes and became recognized as the father of theater in the West"--
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