Ether Day The Strange Tale of America's Greatest Medical Discovery and the Haunted Men Who Made It

ISBN-10: 0060933178

ISBN-13: 9780060933173

Edition: N/A

Authors: Julie M. Fenster

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List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Julie M. Fensteris the co-author (with Douglas Brinkley) ofnbsp;The New York TimesbestsellerParish Priest. Her books includenbsp;the award-winningEther DayandRace of the Century. A regular contributor toAmerican Heritage, Fenster has also written forThe New York Timesand theLos Angeles Times.She lives in Syracuse, New York.

List of Illustrations
Prologue: The Laughing-Gas Joke
Ether Day
A Blank Whirlwind of Emotion
The Hilarity Before Ether Day
The Entertainment Is Scientific
Unwilling Collaboration
Silence in the Dome
The Confidence Man
Next What?
Power Struggle
A World Waiting
Repelled by a Common Moment
Charles Jackson's Universe
Horace Wells in Paris
All Alone at the Tombs
In the Lobby of the Willard Hotel
Emerson's Wife's Brother
Morton's Civil War
Poison in the Beams
In Dr. Jackson's Scrapbook
Epilogue: Since Ether Day
Selected Bibliography
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