The True History of the Elephant Man: The Definitive Account of the Tragic and Extraordinary Life of Joseph Carey Merrick
Due to horrible physical deformities, he spent much of his life as a fair-ground freak. He was hounded, persecuted, and starving, until his fortune changed and he was rescued, housed, and fed by the distinguished surgeon, Frederick Treves. The subject of several books, a Broadway hit, and a film, Joseph Merrick has become part of popular mythology. Here, in this fully revised edition containing much fresh information, are the true and unromanticized facts of his life.
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Review: The True History of the Elephant ManUser Review - David Ralston - Goodreads
I tried to read the entire book, but it was simply too dry. It also contained information that was not entirely relevant, such as a lengthly biographical sketch of Joseph Merrick's long term physician ... Read full review
Review: The True History of the Elephant ManUser Review - Maeve - Goodreads
This is a true story of a man Joseph Merrick born in England with a strange disease which caused deformities. In the beginning of the book he's in a freak show but a doctor sees one of his shows and ... Read full review