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Travels with a Mexican Circus Katie Hickman

Travels with a Mexican Circus

Katie Hickman

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ISBN : 9781620406830
Paperback
304 pages
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Katie Hickman went to Mexico looking for magic. She found it in the circus--Big Top, clowns, elephants, and all--where cheap, torn materials and tarnished sequins are transformed into nights of glittering illusion. Gradually adjusting to the harshMoreKatie Hickman went to Mexico looking for magic. She found it in the circus--Big Top, clowns, elephants, and all--where cheap, torn materials and tarnished sequins are transformed into nights of glittering illusion. Gradually adjusting to the harsh wasy of the circuss nomadic lifestyle, she soon became absorbed into this hypnotic new world, at first as a foreigner, but later as La Gringa Estrella, a performer in her own right.Hickmans unforgettable account of her epic year-long journey through an extraordinary and bizarrely beautiful country has all the power and richness of a novel.