The Wild Child: The Unsolved Mystery of Kaspar Hauser

The Wild Child: The Unsolved Mystery of Kaspar Hauser

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by Jeffrey Masson, Paul Johann Feuerbach
     
 

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Kept in a dungeon for his entire childhood, Kaspar Hauser appeared in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1828 at age sixteen, barely able to walk or talk. When he was killed in 1833, his true identity and the motives for his unsolved murder became the subjects of intense speculation. This provocative essay sheds new light on this mystery and delves into fundamental questions… See more details below

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Kept in a dungeon for his entire childhood, Kaspar Hauser appeared in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1828 at age sixteen, barely able to walk or talk. When he was killed in 1833, his true identity and the motives for his unsolved murder became the subjects of intense speculation. This provocative essay sheds new light on this mystery and delves into fundamental questions about the long-term effects of child abuse.

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ISBN-13:
9780684830964
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
03/26/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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