The Remarkable Courtship of General Tom Thumb

The Remarkable Courtship of General Tom Thumb

A Novel

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"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
Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781476727325
Branch Call Number: Rina


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
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.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at BPL

To Top