Conjoined Twins in Black and White: The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton

Conjoined Twins in Black and White: The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton

by Linda Frost (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299230746
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Series: Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 869,399
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Linda Frost is associate professor of English and director of the Honors Program at Eastern Kentucky University. She is author of Never One Nation: Freaks, Savages, and Whiteness in U.S. Popular Culture, 1850-1877. 

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations   
Preface       

Introduction: Peculiar Intimacies   
The History of the Carolina Twins. Told in "Their Own Peculiar Way" by "One of Them"   
Biographical Sketch of Millie Christine, the Carolina Twin   
"The Carolina Twins," by William H. Pancoast, M.D.   
Intimate Loves and Lives of the Hilton Sisters, World Famous Siamese Twins
Souvenir and Life Story of San Antonio's Siamese Twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton   
"Chained for Life," by Robert De Seville, from a Story by Ross Frisco

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