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Author Cannon, Judy.

Title Take a drum and beat it : the story of the astonishing Ashtons, 1848-1990s / Judy Cannon with Mark St Leon
Published Kensington : Tytherleigh Press, 1997


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 W'PONDS  791.30994 Can/Tad  AVAILABLE
Description 180 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Summary The story of the western world's longest running circus dynasty, The Ashtons have been balancing on a tightrope of family pressures and show business for seven generations. It's a story of family endurance. The stamina required to hold on to tradition, and the forces that can bring a dynasty to its knees
Analysis Australia - The Arts [Circus]
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 171-174
Subject Ashton, James Henry, 1819-1889
Ashton family.
Ashton's Circus
Circus owners -- Australia -- Biography.
Circus owners -- Australia.
Circus performers -- Australia.
Circus performers -- Australia -- Biography.
Circus -- Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author St Leon, Mark, 1952-
ISBN 0646323342
Other Titles Story of the astonishin Ashtons, 1848-1990s