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Freaks: We Who Are Not as Others
     

Freaks: We Who Are Not as Others

by Daniel P. Mannix, Katherine Dunn (Introduction)
 

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Another long out of print classic book based on Mannix's personal acquaintance with sideshow stars such as the Alligator Man and the Monkey Woman, etc. Read all about the notorious love affairs of midgets; the amazing story of the elephant boy; the unusual amours of Jolly Daisy; the fat woman; the famous pinhead who inspired Verdi's "Rigoletto"; the

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Another long out of print classic book based on Mannix's personal acquaintance with sideshow stars such as the Alligator Man and the Monkey Woman, etc. Read all about the notorious love affairs of midgets; the amazing story of the elephant boy; the unusual amours of Jolly Daisy; the fat woman; the famous pinhead who inspired Verdi's "Rigoletto"; the tragedy of Betty Lou Williams and her parasitic twin; the black midget, only 34 inches tall, who was happily married to a 264-pound wife; the human torso who could sew, crochet and type; and bizarre accounts of normal humans turned into freaks-either voluntarily or by evil design! 88 astonishing photographs and additional material from the author's personal collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780965104258
Publisher:
powerHouse Books
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
859,189
Product dimensions:
8.39(w) x 10.97(h) x 0.38(d)

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