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Ether day : the strange tale of America's greatest medical discovery and the haunted men who made it

Author: J M Fenster
Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Fenster
ISBN: 0060933178 9780060933173
OCLC Number: 50762556
Description: viii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Laughing-Gas Joke --
1. Ether Day --
2. A Blank Whirlwind of Emotion --
3. The Hilarity Before Ether Day --
4. The Entertainment Is Scientific --
5. Unwilling Collaboration --
6. Silence in the Dome --
7. The Confidence Man --
8. Next What? --
9. Power Struggle --
10. A World Waiting --
11. Repelled by a Common Moment --
12. Charles Jackson's Universe --
13. Horace Wells in Paris --
14. Chlory --
15. All Alone at the Tombs --
16. In the Lobby of the Willard Hotel --
17. Emerson's Wife's Brother --
18. Morton's Civil War --
19. Poison in the Beams --
20. In Dr. Jackson's Scrapbook --
Epilogue: Since Ether Day.
Responsibility: Julie M. Fenster.
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