BOOK: "Ballyhoo! Backstage Big Top" by Warren Nelson
Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua founder, impresario and host Warren Nelson brings to the lights his 23 years of being top hat of this Wisconsin treasured tent show. It was his dream that led to raising the canvas in 1986, and his wit, humor, songwriting and pen stood at the centerpole of Chautauqua's shows. He is a born celebrator and this book takes you from backstage to spotlight. With his self-admitted "lust for canvas", Warren steps you to the heart of "The Carnegie Hall of Tent Shows."