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God's fool

Author: Mark Slouka
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage edView all editions and formats
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Born attached at the chest, Chang and Eng were considered a marvel, an omen, an act of God, evidence of His glory or proof of His wrath. Uniquely cursed, enslaved to one another for life, they were a joke of nature variously feared and abhorred, disturbing our most basic assumptions about the human condition. Mark Slouka's dazzling achievement in God's Fool is the ease and compassion with which he draws the story of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Slouka, Mark.
God's fool.
New York : Vintage, 2003
(OCoLC)50783457
Named Person: Chang Bunker; Eng Bunker; Chang Bunker; Eng Bunker
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Slouka
ISBN: 9780307789754 0307789756
OCLC Number: 427344820
Description: 1 online resource (286 pages)
Responsibility: Mark Slouka.

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"God's Fool" is a story of the lives of the Siamese twins Chang and Eng who were attached at the chest. To the West they were freaks, to the East they were either evidence of God's glory or proof of  Read more...

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