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Victor: A Novel Based on the Life of the Savage of Aveyron

by Mordicai Gerstein

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A novel based on the work of Dr. Jean Marc Itard who spent the years shortly after the French Revolution working with a "savage" boy whom he called Victor, trying to prove he was not an idiot and to teach him how to live in human society.
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A novel inspired by the true story of a wild boy found in France and a doctor’s earnest efforts to civilize and socialize him.
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A novel based on the work of Dr. Jean Marc Itard who spent the years shortly after the French Revolution working with a "savage" boy whom he called Victor, trying to prove he was not an idiot and to teach him how to live in human society.

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