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Daniel P Mannix's Freaks: We Who Are Not As Others PDF

By Daniel P Mannix

ISBN-10: 0940642263

ISBN-13: 9780940642263

"I am confident that the single humans invaluable of attention during this international are the weird ones. For the typical folks are just like the leaves of a tree, and stay and die unnoticed."
―The Scarecrow of oz., from The fabulous Land of oz. by way of L. Frank Baum

During the life of Daniel P. Mannix, freaks have been the megastar points of interest of sideshows ― revered and respected via different carnival individuals. Daniel P. Mannix himself, surprisingly tall and awkward as a boy, continually felt a kinship with others who did not slot in and joined a carnival as a tender guy the place he grew to become a sword-swallower, fire-eater, and mentalist. He got here to understand and love carnival humans and later wrote Freaks: We who're now not as Others to quash the myths and misunderstandings approximately freaks, to have fun their ameliorations, to illustrate the fullness in their lives, and to teach that it doesn't matter what the exterior photograph ― tall, skinny, fats, brief, deformed, furry, witty, or boring ― beneath the human spirit burns triumphant.

Complete with tales and anecdotes of his time at the highway, interviews, and ancient references, Freaks: We who're now not as Others additionally comprises eighty two spectacular pictures and extra fabric from the author's own collection.

Daniel P. Mannix labored in carnivals for 3 years and went directly to turn into a top promoting writer, journalist, and lecturer who wrote and spoke on a variety of topics. even if he's famous for his best-selling books approximately animals, Mannix used to be additionally interested in the exploration and telling of news many of us kept away from and his noir classics comparable to these approximately to Die, The historical past of Torture, The Hell-fire membership, and Step correct Up! also are on hand via eNet Press.

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