The Great Farini: The High Wire Life Of William Hunt

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The Great Farini is the acclaimed biography of one of the most amazing men in history.

William Hunt walked over Niagara Falls on a high wire in 1860, created the human cannonball act, was one of the earliest flying-trapeze performers, an African explorer, artist, inventor, showman, Svengali, freak-show promoter, mining engineer, and master of seven languages.

Learn about his childhood in Ontario, his unusual feats and accomplishments, and all the things that made William Hunt one of Canada’s most renowned citizens.