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This became one of my favorite books after the third chapter.
This is a totally entertaining account of the infamous Dr. John Brinkley, a quack of outrageous proportions operating in Kansas and Texas during the 1920s and 1930s.
This book held my interest so that I could not stop reading; Brock's writing is often humorous and witty, and he tells a great story.
I saw this book recommended on many lists as in the same vein as Sin in the Second City, Devil in the White City, American Lightning & Thunderstruck. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Peter
Wow - fascinating story and excellently written. Highly recommended!Published 1 month ago by Ken McA
Very interesting book. Hard to believe the gullibility of people even today. Really enjoyed the bookPublished 3 months ago by lehrmale
I bought a very low cost remaindered copy thinking that it would be an amusing lurid story worth reading a little of. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert L Cromwell
It held my interest from the beginning. informative, surprising, just loved everything about it.
The fact that it was a true story made it even more interesting, and a... Read more
This was an interesting account of a time when our health was protected by the slimmest of warning labels: buyer beware. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. McCrady
This book deals with a few con artists , one in particular, and the lengths they go to to dupe people with outrageous claims of medical cures. Read morePublished 8 months ago by timothy sho donahue
The true story of John Brinkley, who in the early 1920’s, used pseudo-science, worthless potions and transplantation of goat testicles ostensibly to restore virility in impotent... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Andrew D. Rudin
The story of the man who talked hundreds of American men to have their testicles replaced with goat testicles. Hard to believe, but true.Published 10 months ago by JerryCPP