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Chang and Eng
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Darin Strauss
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-01 - Publisher: Penguin

This stunning novel combines fiction with astonishing fact to tell the story of history’s most famous conjoined twins. Born in Siam in 1811—on a squalid houseboat on the Mekong River—Chang and Eng Bunker were international celebrities before the age of twenty. Touring the world’s stages as a circus act, they
The Lives of Chang and Eng
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Joseph Andrew Orser
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-03 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Chronicles Chang and Eng Bunkers' history, their sometimes raucous journey through antebellum America, their domestic lives in North Carolina and what their fame revealed about the changing racial and cultural landscape of the United States.
An Account of Chang and Eng
Language: en
Pages: 91
Authors: Joseph Andrew Orser
Categories: Conjoined twins
Type: BOOK - Published: 1853 - Publisher:

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Chang and Eng Reconnected
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Cynthia Wu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker have fascinated the world since the 19th century. In her captivating book, Chang and Eng Reconnected, Cynthia Wu traces the "Original Siamese Twins" through the terrain of American culture, showing how their inseparability underscored tensions between individuality and collectivity in the American popular imagination.
Chang and Eng
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Darin Strauss
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Turtleback

A fictional retelling of the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker--the original "Siamese twins"--from their early years of poverty in Siam to their success in the United States.