A Gallery of Eccentrics
by Morris Bishop
Publisher: Minton, Balch 1928
Number of pages: 244
Odd ducks, Limited! That is what this book, A Gallery of Eccentrics, by Morris Bishop, is about. Twelve biographies of people who are different from the rest of us. Different, does not mean evil or overly kinky. There are two sides to 'Normal', after all: The abnormally good and the abnormally bad.
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