The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré

The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré

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?The gianta€™s body has been ravaged not only by the treatment it received immediately after Edouarda€™s death -- being paraded in shop windows and in freak shows -- but also by the attentions of a professor who in 1907 bought the body for his experiments and classes. But the strictly clinical and physical isna€™t enough, and the anatomist begins to reveal the story of the man through a series of events selected from his short life. Beginning with a sixteen-year-olda€™s dreams of being a cowboy, it follows Edouarda€™s seemingly inevitable move into strongman displays and freak sideshows, showing the uneasy mix of his need and desire for money with his self-dislike and weariness of being unable to escape his stature. The spectre of his physical weakness a€“ caused, conversely, by his size and superhuman strength a€“ is ever-present, as first his muscles and later, his lungs, begin to fail. By the booka€™s close, the physical mystery is solved, a paper published, acclaim afforded, but the narrator understands he is perhaps farther than ever from understanding Edouard BeauprAca€™s true anatomy.... lilac species and varieties such as Japanese tree lilac, a#39;Miss Kima#39; Manchurian lilac, dwarf Korean lilac, Preston hybrid ... SOLUTIONS: Cultural methods: ~ Prune to promote good air circulation and to open canopies of trees and shrubs toanbsp;...

Title:The Anatomy of Edouard Beaupré
Author:Sarah Kathryn York
Publisher:Coteau Books - 2012-04-01


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