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Missouri's Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers and Macabre Medicine

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Body snatcher. Grave robber. Mad scientist. Brilliant surgeon. Delve into the macabre world of St. Louis s Dr. Joseph Nash McDowell, a man so loathed by the public that he wore body armor and so idolized by his anatomy students that they dug up corpses for his experiments. This ghoulish doctor cast a pall over the city and left a host of fiendish mysteries. Did his mother s ghost actually help him escape an angry mob? Did he really hang the corpse of his daughter in Hannibal s Mark Twain Cave? What very real horrors ...

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1540202968

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9781540202963

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Missouri's Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers and Macabre Medicine
2015, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540202963

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Missouri's Mad Doctor McDowell: Confederates, Cadavers and Macabre Medicine
2015, History Press

ISBN-13: 9781467118880

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