Orange, CA: Twintree Publishers, 1987. Hardcover. xvi, 812p. (185 pages of which are the index!), many b&w snapshots and a colorphoto section, mostly of circus performers. A hardcover, no dj. Inscribed by author to Shirley Temple Black (former child star Shirley Temple). Numbered edition (#61). Cover has sticker remnant on back, some wear on outer hinges.
Equal measures religious tract, nostalgic Americana, Hollywood history, and name-dropping ego trip (reproducing correspondence with famous people).