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The Sun & the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Century New Yor

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An exhilarating narrative history of the noise and creative bustle of 19th century Manhattan and the New York Suns fantastic Man on the Moon series, the hoax that had the citys inhabitants convinced that life had been found on the moon.

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In the summer of 1835, a series of articles published in the Sun convinced the citizens of New York that the moon was inhabited, describing such moon life as unicorns, beavers that walked upright, and four-foot-tall flying man-bats.

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ISBN:
9781433255649
Author:
Goodman, Matthew
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Read by:
Hillgartner, Malcolm
Read:
Hillgartner, Malcolm
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
United States - Antebellum Era
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Media Studies - Print Media
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Edition Description:
Library
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.40x.60 in. .20 lbs.
Media Run Time:
750

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"Synopsis" by , An exhilarating narrative history of the noise and creative bustle of 19th century Manhattan and the New York Suns fantastic Man on the Moon series, the hoax that had the citys inhabitants convinced that life had been found on the moon.
"Synopsis" by , In the summer of 1835, a series of articles published in the Sun convinced the citizens of New York that the moon was inhabited, describing such moon life as unicorns, beavers that walked upright, and four-foot-tall flying man-bats.
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