Howard Dully was 12 years old when he was given a lobotomy. He was 56 years old when he found out why. The four decades in between tell a story of profound love and compassion. In 1960 Howard's father and stepmother delivered him into the hands of the man who had invented the 'ice pick' lobotomy. Expelled from the mainstream medical community, his once-popular procedure now a grisly medical relic, Dr Walter Freeman was eager to turn this temperamental 12-year-old into a submissive boy - especially after hearing the terrible ...

My Lobotomy 2007, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307381262


My Lobotomy 2007, Vermilion, London

ISBN-13: 9780091922122

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