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The Elephant Man

Author: Frederick Drimmer
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of Joseph Merrick, called the Elephant Man because of a deformity, from his birth in central England to his death in a London hospital in 1890.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Literature
Biographies
Named Person: Joseph Carey Merrick; Joseph Carey Merrick; Joseph Carey Merrick; Joseph Carey Merrick
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Drimmer
ISBN: 0399212620 9780399212628
OCLC Number: 11599107
Description: 143 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Man Into Animal --
Freak Show --
Medical Mystery --
A Constable Interrupts --
Parade of the Elephants --
Outcast --
Leicester Workhouse --
Easy Street --
The Letter --
Elephant House --
A Lady Comes Calling --
Fit for a King --
Excitement in Whitechapel --
The Kiss --
Christmas and Boxing Day --
The Journey --
The Mirror --
To Sleep Like Other People.
Responsibility: Frederick Drimmer.

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Traces the history of Joseph Merrick, called the Elephant Man because of a deformity, from his birth in central England to his death in a London hospital in 1890.

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