In this extraordinary narrative and visual collection, twelve stories are crafted out of the imagined lives of actual people. Each story is inspired by an exhibit at the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, a place of "terrible beauty" (Newsweek) that is "gorgeous and repulsive at once" (The New Yorker)....
By Kathleen R. Sands
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: SIMAN MEDIA WORKS (December 14, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 3055088
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
If a collection of short stories "inspired by the mütter museum" strikes you as something that would lean inexorably toward the morbid and gory - the stuff of campfire ghost stories and Halloween horror tales - you'd be half right. While the twelve t