The True History of the Elephant Man (Paperback)
The Definitive Account of the Tragic and Extraordinary Life of Joseph Carey Merrick
Skyhorse, 9781602397361, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2010
List Price: 12.95*
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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.