MEASURED BY THE SOUL The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick (also known as, 'The Elephant Man')

Author: Sitton (jeanette) & Stroshane (Mae Siu-Wai)
Year: 2012
Publisher: The Friends of Joseph Carey Merrick
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
ISBN: 9781300457251
Price: 6.00
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Softcover. Joseph Merrick, 'the Elephant Man' was a 19th-century Englishman who suffered disfigurement from an extremely rare disorder, which is believed to be Proteus Syndrome. Though his physical and mental suffering was great, he remained courageous. This book is lavishly illustrated with never-seen-before photographs of Joseph's life and Victorian times. It also features interviews with modern patients who live with Proteus Syndrome, and the exciting news that its cause has been discovered. Thanks to Dr. Leslie Biesecker of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Biesecker's research points to new treatment for Proteus Syndrome and hope for its ultimate cure. Illus., Epilogue, Supplemental Articles. 228pp. trade size softcover. Vg. This was a POD publication.

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