The Nam Family; A Study in Cacogenics Volume 1-2

The Nam Family; A Study in Cacogenics Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...striking contrast, uneducable, fickle, moody, forward, a good pianist and vocalist, wayward and licentious. Her brother, of twenty-one years, hated school, played truant, and was a petty thief and pick-pocket. He was sent to a Catholic orphanage and is now reliable. The mother also must have carried defective germ-cells. V 482 is an industrious and chaste but unambitious woman who married an irascible, alcoholic, licentious man and had by him two children, of whom one died in infancy, and a daughter is industrious and chaste. V 485 is a sluggish, indolent, untidy, irritable, and licentious woman who married and had one mentally retarded and tubercular child. She left her husband and is cohabiting with an unindustrious, unambitious, illiterate man, capable only of odd jobs. By him she has two young daughters. V 487 is an alert, careful, orderly, kind, and sympathetic woman, a good worker and with a fair education, but recently suffering from "nervous prostration." By her industrious but alcoholic and then cruel husband she has two active children of whom one is shy and the other confiding. V 490 is a sluggish, periodically industrious, erotomaniac, --a printer by trade but a wanderer. His sister, V 492, is a lethargic, untidy, improvident harlot who occasionally works in the mill. Finally, V 494 is the man who married V 495 of the family described above. V 179. Finally, V 179, an ignorant harlot, married a cousin, V 93, an industrious, ambitious, and self-respecting man, one of an otherwise Nam-like fraternity, and had four children, VI 282, 284, 285, and 287. VI 282, born at C. in 1888, a Nam-like, alcoholic man, for the past year has cohabited in a shack at C. with the alcoholic prostitute VI 283, born in 1886, who has been in both jail...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595270
  • 9781236595270