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The Tale of a Field Hospital By Frederick Treves
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During the Second Boer War (1899–1902), Treves volunteered to work at a field hospital in South Africa treating the wounded. He later published an account of his experiences in The Tale of a... More > Field Hospital, based on articles written at the time for the British Medical Journal. This book was published in 1916.< Less
Melanie & MERRICK By Audrey Kantrowitz
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A feisty girl named Melanie Bell befriends Joseph Merrick, the gentle Elephant Man of Victorian London. Soon an alarming number of deaths at the London Hospital has everyone worried. Could Merrick be... More > the next victim? It's up to Melanie to find out.< Less
Melanie & Merrick By Audrey Kantrowitz & Mae Stroshane
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Melanie Bell is a feisty ward maid at the London Hospital. She befriends the gentle Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, and soon finds herself caught up in a deadly web of murder and mystery. From high... More > attic wards to dark back alleys of Victorian London, "Melanie & Merrick" is a tale of friendship and lasting loyalty you won't want to miss. Audrey Kantrowitz is the Artist in Residence and Historian of the Friends of Joseph Carey Merrick. Mae Stroshane is the author of a biography called "Measured by the Soul: The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick." Both authors are members of the Friends of Joseph Carey Merrick. To read more about Joseph's life, visit< Less
Measured by Soul: The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick (also known as 'The Elephant Man') By Jeanette Sitton & Mae Siu-Wai Stroshane
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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... More > suffering was great, he remained courageous. 'Measured by the Soul,' is lavishly illustrated with never-seen-before photographs of Joseph's life and Victorian times. This book also features interviews with modern patients who live with Proteus Syndrome, as well as exciting news from Dr. Leslie Biesecker of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Thanks to Dr. Biesecker's research, there is hope for new treatment of Proteus Syndrome and its ultimate cure. Proceeds from this book will benefit Proteus Syndrome treatment and research.< Less

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