Books tagged: siamese twins

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The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"They" were the famous, the first, the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and their story is told in this fascinating and remarkable book in such detail, with such enormous insight and warmth, and with such a superb sense of drama that one understands, for the first time, just how bizarre, heroic, tragic and human their lives in fact were.
Dystopia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The critically acclaimed collection of Richard Christian Matheson's stories of dread and the 'irreal'. Inescapably troubling and bizarre, these sixty stories are severe and immediate. These stories are a scape of ominous excess and psychological revelation. Matheson's heralded style is, as always, both distilled and hypnotic.
The Fabulous Showman : A Biography of P. T. Barnum
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Besides the towering figure of Barnum himself, this book's cast of characters includes not only Jenny Lind, Jumbo, and Tom Thumb, but also such ill-assorted figures a Chang and Eng (the original Siamese Twins), Queen Victoria herself, captive white whales, "The Feejee Mermaid," and Abraham Lincoln. This is far and away the best biography of one of the most fascinating of all Americans.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.