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  • Raffel, Dawn, author.
     
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  • Couney, Martin.
     
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    The strange case of Dr. Couney : how a mysterious European showman saved thousands of American babies / Dawn Raffel.
    by Raffel, Dawn, author.
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    New York : Blue Rider Press, [2018]
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  • Couney, Martin.
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  • Neonatal intensive care -- Biography.
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  • Incubators (Pediatrics) -- United States -- History.
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  • Respiratory therapy for newborn infants -- United States -- History.
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  • Premature infants -- United States.
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  • Exhibitions -- United States -- History.
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  • Carnivals -- United States -- History.
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    9780399175749 : HRD
    0399175741 : HRD
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    284 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, photographs ; 24 cm.
    Contents: 
    Prologue : Breath -- Part one. Masters of invention. "All the world loves a baby" ; The obit that wouldn't die ; A showman is born ; Et voilà! The artificial hen ; William Silverman and the Couney buffs convene ; Michael Cohn sees an elephant, and the light of a new world ; The Couney buffs encounter the mysterious M. Lion ; "The greatest novelty of the age!" -- Part two. Survival of the fittest. The march of science and industry ; The arrival of the eminent Dr. Martin Arthur Counéy ; Nailing jelly to the wall: the Couney buffs gain a follower ; "The President has been shot!" ; Welcome to the city of the dead ; Two elephants, a wedding, and a bunch of crying babies ; Kiss the baby ; "The crime of the decade" ; Little Miss Couney arrives ; "What took you so long?" ; All the pretty preemies ; Magnetic tape ; A dream in flames ; The forgotten woman ; Building better babies ; The day of Couney finally arrives ; Let's pretend I wasn't there ; Keep the incubators, please ; One very short lady -- Part thee. The black stork. No-man's-land ; A charmed life ; The rise and rise of Julius Hess ; A legend is born ; Alone in a crowd ; Send the ambulance ; The Century of Progress ; Not for public viewing ; All aboard the twentieth century ; "My little brother" ; Sorrow in Sea Gate ; "Leave as soon as you get this" ; The ones who got away ; Playing with matches ; Vision and hindsight ; Who will save you now? ; Winter ; Epilogue.
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