Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper

by Paul E. Johnson

Publisher: Hill and Wang

Written in English
Cover of: Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper | Paul E. Johnson
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Subjects:

  • Patch, Sam,,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • Stunt performers,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Patch, Sam,
  • Biography,
  • 1807-1829,
  • Daredevils
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7974538M
ISBN 100809083892
ISBN 109780809083893
OCLC/WorldCa51290402

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Sam Patch’s famous catchphrase was “Some things can be done as well as others” A book about Sam Patch by Paul Johnson was titled Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper According to , Sam Patch’s grave “was marked by a wooden plank marked ‘Sam Patch -- Such is Life,’ which soon disappeared and his grave remained unmarked until a group of students at Charlotte High. Paul E. Johnson states in his book Sam Patch the famous jumper, that Sam Patch was seven years old when his family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island to work in Samuel Slater’s Textile Mill. That would of made Sam Patch around 27 or 28 years old on the day of his last jump. Paul Johnson uses microhistory to tell the story of Sam Patch, a drunken working-class spinner who became famous for jumping off waterfalls in the late s. Although the historical record is spotty, Johnson situates Patch within a series of broader themes based on the locations of his jumps. Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper 作者: Paul E. Johnson 出版社: Hill and Wang 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分Author: Paul E. Johnson.

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Sam Patch, The Famous Jumper By Paul E. Johnson Hill & Wang Publishers Published in Sam Patch, one of the first working-class heroes in American history, was a melancholic and suicidal drunkard who achieved fame by leaping from waterfalls (including the great Niagara, twice).

His career ended on November 13th,when he made his final leap from atop the High Falls of the Genesee in Author: The Writer's Center.

This is a biography of Sam Patch, the famous jumper from high places into swirling chasms. Yet it's more than a biography; it's also a social history of the times (s) and the places where Sam made his daring leaps (Paterson, NJ, Niagara Falls, and Rochester, NY).Cited by: 8.

Episodes in the earlyth-century life of daredevil Sam Patch demonstrate both his nose-thumbing at the pretensions of mill owners and his evolution into a piece of vernacular American celebrity.

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His claim to fame was his willingness to leap into waterfalls-at Read full review1/5(1). Little is known of daredevil Sam Patch ( ). When he was seven, Patch, his mother and siblings were working in the mills of Pawtucket, R.I.

The waterfalls that powered the mills attracted working boys like Sam, who'd compete at jumping from the heights. In his mids, Patch moved to Paterson, N.J., where he worked as a skilled mule spinner/5(3).

Sam Patch The Famous Jumper. of an agricultural nation, into Alexander Hamilton’s vision of an industrial America. The book Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper gives a good idea of what America was like during the Early Republic period.

The industrial life would turn America into a country that is dependent on the work of manufactories. Praise for Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper “Nudged forward by Paul Johnson's consummate storytelling, the reader plunges headlong into the raging torrents of antebellum America, where manly artisans thrash about with scheming capitalists, incorrigible wastrels with prim by: 8.

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Sam Patch was born inand died in Sam Patch, The Famous Jumper By Paul E. Johnson Hill & Wang Publishers Published in Sam Patch, one of the first working-class heroes in American history, was a melancholic and suicidal drunkard who achieved fame by leaping from waterfalls (including the great Niagara, twice).

His career ended on November 13th,when he made his final leap from atop the High Falls of the Genesee in. Sam Patch, the famous jumper User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A boss spinner in a New England textile mill in the s, Sam Patch was a tough, hard-drinking son of a tough, hard-drinking father.

His claim to fame was his willingness to leap into waterfalls-at Read full review. The book Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper gives a good idea of what America was like during the Early Republic period.

The industrial life would turn America into a country that is dependent on the work of manufactories. Sam Patch came from a long family history of farming and shoemaking. Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper Paul E. Johnson Hill & Wang Paperback pages June Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper by Paul E.

Johnson is the non-fiction account of a daredevil who became a working class folk hero, but is also a rich portrait of Jacksonian s America and the. Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper Book Review Dr. Bolt Kayla Rosser 31 October Sam Patch was a heavy drinker, and his drunken leap from Genesee Falls on Friday, Novem ultimately led to his death (Johnson ).

Throughout the novel, one of the themes that Paul E. Johnson reveals is the class struggle that existed during the time of the Jacksonian American society. Little is known of daredevil Sam Patch (–). When he was seven, Patch, his mother and siblings were working in the mills of Pawtucket, R.I.

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Get this from a library. Sam Patch, the famous jumper. [Paul E Johnson] -- In the s, a fellow named Sam Patch grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, working there (when he wasn't drinking) as a mill hand for one of America's new textile companies.

Sam made a name for. Sam Patch study questions. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. vanessa_acosta6. Terms in this set (50) Who is the author of Sam Patch, The Famous Jumper? Paul E. Johnson.

What were the names of Sam Patch's parents? Mayo Greenleaf and Abigail. How many acres of land did Timothy Patch, Jr. inherit.Sam Patch: The Famous Jumper “Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper,” by Paul E. Johnson for Alice Styles Johnson. Paul E Johnson was a professor of history with many degrees, B.A, M.A, And Ph.D.

he is a professor of history at the University of South Caroline. Johnson. Also, author of A Shopkeeper’s Millennium, and coauthor of the Kingdom of.Sam Patch, The Famous Jumper By Paul E.

Johnson Hill & Wang Publishers Published in Sam Patch, one of the first working-class heroes in American history, was a melancholic and suicidal drunkard who achieved fame by leaping from waterfalls (including the great Niagara, twice). His career ended on November 13th,when he made his [ ].