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Robert Wilson

Biography

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson, who has been an award-winning editor at Preservation and Civilization, now edits The American Scholar. He writes often for magazines and newspapers and was on staff at USA TODAY and The Washington Post. He lives in Manassas, Virginia. He is the author of three biographies of Mathew Brady, Clarence King and P.T. Barnum.

Robert Wilson

Books by Robert Wilson

by Robert Wilson - Biography, History, Nonfiction

Nearly 125 years after his death, the name P. T. Barnum still inspires wonder. Robert Wilson’s biography captures the full genius, infamy and allure of the ebullient showman. From birth to death, Phineas Taylor Barnum repeatedly reinvented himself. He learned as a young man how to wow crowds, and built a fortune that placed him among the first millionaires in the United States. He also suffered tragedy, bankruptcy and fires that destroyed his life’s work, yet willed himself to rebuild and succeed again. As an entertainer, Barnum courted controversy time and again throughout his life --- yet he was also a man of strong convictions, guided in his work not by a desire to deceive but an eagerness to thrill and bring joy to his audiences.

by Robert Wilson - Thriller

 

When Indian tycoon Frank D’Cruz hires Charles Boxer to find his daughter who has been abducted, Boxer knows Frank’s crooked business empire has made him plenty of enemies. Despite the vast D’Cruz fortune, the kidnappers don’t want cash, instead favoring a cruel and lethal game. To save Alyshia, Boxer must dodge religious fanatics, Indian mobsters, and London’s homegrown crime lords.