|Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department||745.59 HOG||Check Shelf|
|Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department||BIOGRAPHY HOGANCAMP||Check Shelf|
|New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction||745.59 H67||Check Shelf|
|West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction||745.5928 HOGANCAMP||Check Shelf|
|West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction||745.5928 HOGANCAMP||Check Shelf|
255 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
After being brutally attacked outside a bar and recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model, World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When his photographs were discovered by an art magazine, a New York gallery invited him to show his work, forcing him to choose between his self-contained world and the larger world from which he had retreated.This book includes a selection of his photographs.
Mark's story. First life ; The attack ; The trials ; Recovery ; Discovery -- Inside Marwencol. Process ; the town ; Characters -- Marwencol stories. Crash landing ; The rules of town ; The SS find Marwencol ; The prisoner ; A new beginning ; Dahlia ; The giant of Marwencol ; Deja Hogancamp.