Freaks: We Who Are Not as Others by Daniel P. Mannix [FIRST EDITION]

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Ultra rare edition.  Solid reading copy w/ some cover wear. Several of the photo pages have come loose.Unlike 

Another long out-of-print classic book based on Mannix's personal acquaintence with sideshow stars such as the Alligator Man and the Monkey Woman, etc. Read all about the notorious love affairs of midgets; the amazing story of the elephant boy; the unusual amours of Jolly Daisy, the fat woman; the famous pinhead who inspired Verdi's RIGOLETTO; the tragedy of Betty Lou Williams and her parasitic twin; the black midget, only 34 inches tall, who was happily married to a 264-pound wife; the human torso who could sew, crochet and type; and bizarre accounts of normal humans turned into freaks -- either voluntarily or by evil design! Includes astounding photographs and additional material from the author's personal collection.