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Measured by Soul: The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick (also known as 'The Elephant Man')
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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
Behind the Mask
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A methodical and highly successful Victorian surgeon must re-evaluate all he knows when he stumbles upon the medical marvel of the century: Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man.
In order to study the... More > creature, Dr. Frederick Treves provides Merrick with lodgings, but he quickly learns that behind the Elephant Man's monstrous exterior is an intelligent young man with a refined appreciation for beauty. And when Dr. Treves' daughter, Colette, takes a special interest in Merrick, the young pair form a bond that will last a lifetime.
Experience the memorable and touching story of Joseph Merrick like never before and join Dr. Treves and Colette as they discover that true treasure hides in the most unlikely of places.
"The mind's the standard of a man"< Less
The Legend of the Terra Knights: The Time Master
Sylvester and Matthew Merrick, star pupils of their martial arts class, believe life could not get any better until the fateful day that they realise their skills have not gone unnoticed by the eyes... More > of evil. Sylvester and Matthew, along with their mentor, John Yamamoto, are abducted into a parallel world known as Azverdose by the diabolical tyrant Lord Cronos, who seeks to take them under his wing as his lethal top enforcers, but following a rebellion which results in Yamamoto’s death, Sylvester and Matthew find themselves whisked into an enigmatic resistance, where they learn just how far Cronos’s evil ambitions have spread, and take it upon themselves to join a vicious, final battle against Cronos and his brutal army which will decide the fate of both worlds, in the process learning many lessons about honour, friendship, deceit, betrayal and love.
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