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God's fool

Author: Mark Slouka
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st 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."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Biographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Slouka, Mark.
God's fool.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2002
(DLC) 2001053975
(OCoLC)48221432
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
OCLC Number: 606787350
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Mark Slouka.

Abstract:

"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."--Jacket.

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