Tessa Fontaine Interview, plus links to author biography, book summaries, excerpts and reviews

Tessa Fontaine

Tessa Fontaine

An interview with Tessa Fontaine

In this video, Tessa Fontaine talks about her life with the last traveling American sideshow, and her book, The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts

Tessa Fontaine's astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-affirming journey of loss and self-discovery—through her time on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with an adventurous, spirited mother.

Unless otherwise stated, this interview was conducted at the time the book was first published, and is reproduced with permission of the publisher. This interview may not be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the copyright holder.

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