ON STAGE, MR. JEFFERSON by Jean Lee Latham

ON STAGE, MR. JEFFERSON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Joseph Jefferson was born stage-struck. He barnstormed his way to the top rung of the theatrical ladder by the time he was thirty-six in 1839. This biography focusses on twenty-six years of his life as one of a theatre personality growing up in the itinerant pattern of show people. There is much of the American story interwoven in Jefferson's biography. What audience such a story will have is difficult to ascertain. Perhaps those who have an enthusiasm for the theatre may like it.

Pub Date: March 19th, 1958
Publisher: Harper