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The Resurrectionist

The Resurrectionist Author by : E. B. Hudspeth
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013
Publisher by :
ISBN : 9781594746161
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Total Download : 979

A famous doctor in 1870s Philadelphia traces his story from his youth as the son of a grave robber through his mysterious disappearance at the end of his life, marked by his investigation into an unconventional hypothesis about mythological beasts being the evolutionary ancestors of the human race.

The Resurrectionist A Novel

The Resurrectionist A Novel Author by : Matthew Guinn
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-07-08
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN : 9780393240610
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Total Download : 503

"A fine gothic novel…Be warned: Corpses abound." —Washington Post At South Carolina Medical College, Dr. Jacob Thacker is on probation for Xanax abuse. His interim career—working university public relations—takes an unnerving detour into the past when the bones of African American slaves are unearthed on campus. In a parallel narrative set in the nineteenth century, Nemo ("no man"), a university slave purchased for his unusual knife skills, becomes an unacknowledged member of the surgical faculty by day—and by night, a "resurrectionist," responsible for procuring bodies for medical s
Category: Fiction

The Resurrectionist

The Resurrectionist Author by : James Bradley
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2008-09-04
Publisher by : Faber & Faber
ISBN : 9780571246182
File Size : 53,6 Mb
Total Download : 913

London, 1826. Leaving behind his father's tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city's anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making a name for himself. But instead he finds himself drawn to his master's nemesis, Lucan, the most powerful of the city's resurrectionists and ruler of its trade in stolen bodies. Dismissed by Mr Poll, Gabriel descends into the violence and corruption of London's underworld, a place where everything and everyone is for sale, and where - as Gabriel discovers - the taking of a life is easier than it might see
Category: Fiction

The Resurrectionist

The Resurrectionist Author by : E. B. Hudspeth
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-05-21
Publisher by : Quirk Books
ISBN : 9781594746246
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Total Download : 773

Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages—and home to the controversial surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a grave robber, young Dr. Black studies at Philadelphia’s esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional hypothesis: What if the world’s most celebrated mythological beasts—mermaids, minotaurs, and satyrs—were in fact the evolutionary ancestors of humankind? The Resurrectionist offers two extraordinary books in one. The first is a fictional biography of Dr. Spencer Black, from a childhood spent exhumin
Category: Fiction
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