Very special people : the struggles, loves, and triumphs of human oddities
Auteurs : Drimmer, Frederick (Auteur)
Lieu de publication : New York
Éditeur : Amjon Publishers
Date de publication : 1973
Langue : Anglais
Description : 411 p. : ill. n & b ; 22 cm
Notes : Bibliogr.: p. 407-411.
Dépouillement du document :
Chained for life.
Chang and Eng: the original Siamese twins
More than one, not yet two
Millie-Christine: the two-headed girl
The Tocci brothers: the two-headed boy
Violet and Daisy Hilton: sold into slavery
The Biddenden maids, Radica-Doodica, and other remarkable Siamese twins
Armless and legless wonders.
Carl Unthan: the armless fiddler
Tripp and Bowen: on a bicycle built for two
Kingston, Kobelkoff, and other wonders
The hairy people.
Annie Jones: the bearded girl
France's most celebrated bearded lady
Some modern beared ladies
The hairy, hairy people
The long-haired ones
The little people.
The amazing career of General Tom Thumb
Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren
Why and what is a midget?
Famous little poeple of past and present
There wew giants in the earth.
What and why is a giant?
Byrne and Cotter: the two Irish giants
Swan and Bates: two giants in love
Jack Earle: the lonely giant
Robert Wadlow: the Alton giant
Giants yesterday and today
Fat and skinny.
They don't come any heavier
Celesta Geyer and William J. Cobb: from heavyweight to lightweight
An odd lot.
Zip and other pinheads
Unzie the albino and other oddities
Very, very special people.
The strange fate of Julia Pastrana
Grace McDaniels: the mule-faced woman
The elephant man by Sir Frederick Treves.
This fascinating book holds facts about some of the weirdest and most wonderful human oddities to ever live. With 32 pages of monochome photographic illustrations relating to 8 chapters including Tom Thumb, The Elephant Man, Chang and Eng: The Original Siamese Twins and more midgets, bearded ladies and pinheads than you could throw sharp objects at. [editor summary]
Remerciement au donateur : Cirque du Soleil
Collection : Collection documentaire du Cirque du Soleil
Localisation : Bibliothèque
Cote : 791.0922 DRI 1973