In the strange world of the fair, a place of freaks and marvels, mysteries, miracles - and even murders - the notion of what is "normal" is suddenly in question. Inspired by the real life and work of an early neonatologist, Carrie Brown once again celebrates love's transforming power with a richly imagined, deeply affecting story.
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Her cousin, St. Louis, who serves as her go-between and protector, was himself born prematurely and takes an avid interest in the Infantorium—especially the hatbox baby, who remains unnamed and unclaimed after his anonymous father is mysteriously murdered amidst a crazed fairgrounds mob.| Read Full Review of The Hatbox Baby
Chicago's 1933 World's Fair boasts both scientific marvels and carny-style showmanship in Barnes and Noble Discovery Award winner Brown's entrancing third novel, the two main attractions being fan dancer Caroline Day and the world-renowned premature baby doctor, Leo Hoffman, who exhibits his pree...| Read Full Review of The Hatbox Baby
Author Carrie Brown takes us to the Chicago World's Fair of 1933 to make these points and ask these questions in her third novel, THE HATBOX BABY, the title of which leads one to believe the book will be about a baby.Jan 22 2011 | Read Full Review of The Hatbox Baby
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