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In the 1910s and '20s during the golden age of the big top Mabel Stark was the superstar of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus and one of America's most eccentric celebrities A tiny curvaceous Kentucky blonde in a white leather bodysuit Mabel was brazen sexually adventurous and suicidally courageous The Final Confession of Mabel Stark is Robert Hough's brilliant highly acc. Here is the rip roaring tale of Mabel Stark the greatest female tiger tamer of all time Though this book is fiction Mabel was a real woman A few photos of her are featured including one showing her favorite tiger leaping onto her back a show stopping act that drew screams from circus crowds all over the countryThough Mabel had a way with animals she had fairly lousy taste in men including a first husband who had her committed to a mental institution She literally ran away to join the circus and after a few years as a dancing girl found her true calling working with the big catsThis is not a book for the sueamish as the author goes into great detail and by great I mean excrutiatingly grisly detail about Mabel s many maulings Also discussed are the various methods of wound care The word suppuration is used freuently Ick The book bears some similarity to Water for Elephants in that it is a fascinating look at life during the golden age of the circus but skips the cloying love story that I hated about Sara Gruen s bookA thoroughly fun page turning read Hough manages to capture the excitement the flash dazzle and razzmatazz of a life spent under the big top

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The Final Confession of Mabel Stark

E from a mental institution to begin her circus career as a burlesue dancer Mabel's exuisitely voiced confession is a live wire of dark secrets broken dreams and comic escapades It is a brilliant exhilarating story of an America before television and movies when the spectacle of the circus reigned and an unlikely woman captured the public imagination with her singular charm and audaci. Mabel Stark a real life tiger trainer in the circuses of the 1910s and 20s had an amazing life by anyone s definition But Hough does than put it into narrative form He uses all the tools of fiction to create a truly singular voice His Mabel is a fighter in both the literal and figurative senses jaw droppingly adventurous yet somehow believable and neurotic without ever being fussy or self pitying If sweet bland Marlena in Water for Elephants drove you a little crazy Mabel is the perfect antidote The novel captures the circus mystiue as a home for outsiders my favorite of which is Mabel s fifth husband the cross dressing animal whisperer so the tone is enjoyably weird yet also weirdly upbeat despite Mabel s many hardships theft-by-finding-diaries-1977-2002 institution to begin her circus career as a burlesue dancer Mabel's exuisitely voiced confession no-mud-no-lotus-the-art-of-transforming-suffering is a live wire of dark secrets broken dreams and comic escapades It ultimate-guide-wiring is a brilliant exhilarating story of an America before television and movies when the spectacle of the circus reigned and an unlikely woman captured the public american-muscle-cars-2019-calendar imagination with her singular charm and audaci. Mabel Stark a real life tiger trainer chateaux-de-gironde-plaquette in the circuses of the 1910s and 20s had an amazing life by anyone s definition But Hough does than put making-mosaics-15-stylish-projects-from-start-to-finish-step-by-step-crafts it the-code-napoleon-or-the-french-civil-code-literally-translated-from-the-original-and-official-edition-published-at-paris-in-1804-by-a-barrister-of-the-inner-temple into narrative form He uses all the tools of fiction to create a truly singular voice His Mabel ballerina-girl-my-first-reader-paperback is a fighter will-shortz-presents-hard-sudoku-volume-3-200-challenging-puzzles in both the literal and figurative senses jaw droppingly adventurous yet somehow believable and neurotic without ever being fussy or self pitying If sweet bland Marlena alexy-g-eacute-nesis-n-ordm-1 in Water for Elephants drove you a little crazy Mabel the-complete-ketogenic-diet-for-beginners-healthy-guide-for-weight-loss is the perfect antidote The novel captures the circus mystiue as a home for outsiders my favorite of which boswell-s-london-journal-1762-1763 is Mabel s fifth husband the cross dressing animal whisperer so the tone guided-mindfulness-meditation-a-complete-guided-mindfulness-meditation-program-from-jon-kabat-zinn is enjoyably weird yet also weirdly upbeat despite Mabel s many hardships

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Laimed novelization of her fantastic life It is 1968 Mabel is just turning eighty and is about to lose her job at Jungleland a Southern California game park Devastated by the loss of her cats she looks back on her life and her five husbands the fifth would one day be tragically mauled by her one true love her ferocious yet amorous 550 pound Bengal tiger Rajah Starting with her escap. Lions and tigers and menoh my After reading this book I swear I was going to join the circus and tame tigers myself A historical fiction of sorts follows the love life and career of Miss Mable Stark She is beyond her time with independed furvior and has an often comedic interpretation of romance Her true loves are her cats whom have sent her dangerously close to her death bed on than one occasion In addition in and out of the ring with her cats she struggles with a countries shift in interests from the star studded railroad express of tent shows to big city entertainment


10 thoughts on “The Final Confession of Mabel Stark

  1. says:

    Here is the rip roaring tale of Mabel Stark the greatest female tiger tamer of all time Though this book is fiction Mabel was a real woman A few photos of her are featured including one showing her favorite tiger leaping onto her back a show s

  2. says:

    4 stars It was great I loved it I always enjoy historical fiction when it is based on real people or events and this one was no exception The author took a lot of liberties with the numerous unknown parts of Mabelā

  3. says:

    I'm about halfway through and only really started caring about the character around page 200 I think this novel is shackled

  4. says:

    Lions and tigers and menoh my After reading this book I swear I was going to join the circus and tame tigers myself A historical ficti

  5. says:

    I tried to verify the earlier life of Mabel as depicted in The Final Confession of Mabel Stark An autobiography of Mabel Stark called Hold That Tiger was written however it is generally thought to be released only to promote the circus and likely written by the Ringling Press Department and not Mabel at all I could not find any reference to its contents telling of her earlier life Copies of the book are selling for 20000 to 50000

  6. says:

    Highly enjoyable novel based on the true life Tiger trainer Mabel Stark Lots of good stuff about the circus and her unusual life and marriages

  7. says:

    Mabel Stark a real life tiger trainer in the circuses of the 1910s and '20s had an amazing life by anyone's definition Bu

  8. says:

    This is a fictionalized first person account of the life of Mabel Stark a Kentucky orphan born Mary Haynie who went from nurse to hootchie kootchie dancer to top billed tiger tamer with the Barnum Bailey circus in the 1920s

  9. says:

    Once in a while a book comes along that captures your attention unlike many other books This is one of those This book is the fictionalized account of Mabel Stark one of the world's greatest big cat trainers with her specialty being

  10. says:

    Fantastic story based on a real hero I could not put this down Totally unexpectedly excellent

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