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Big Uncle: The Saga of Martin Van Buren Bates
     

Big Uncle: The Saga of Martin Van Buren Bates

by David Chaltas
 
BIG UNCLE: The Saga of Martin Van Buren Bates is the story of the Kentucky Giant and Anna H. Swan, the Nova Scotia Giantess. Seen through the eyes of an unknown former student of Martin, the story reveals the life and times of Martin Van Buren Bates and his eight feet, one inch tall wife. Born in an area known as Kona, Kentucky, Big Uncle was the twelfth child of

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BIG UNCLE: The Saga of Martin Van Buren Bates is the story of the Kentucky Giant and Anna H. Swan, the Nova Scotia Giantess. Seen through the eyes of an unknown former student of Martin, the story reveals the life and times of Martin Van Buren Bates and his eight feet, one inch tall wife. Born in an area known as Kona, Kentucky, Big Uncle was the twelfth child of John and Sarah Bates. Martin became a teacher, captain in the confederate army, and traveled the world in different circuses. On one excursion he met Anna and the legend of the Giant Couple was born. They were married in England and the wedding was sponsored by the Queen. She even gave them gold watches to match their size and Anna received a brooch along with other finery. Follow their unique true story as seen through a distant relative who is proud to call Martin, 'Big Uncle'.

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ISBN-13:
9781492795810
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/03/2013
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.27(d)

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