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Sarah Mandelbaum Sidis, M.D.



Incomplete manuscript, presumedly unpublished, ca. 1950. Source: Univ. of Miami Archives


Table of Contents

I Mother at Eight
II Euclid in Three Weeks
III At Home in the Attic
IV Boris Has Two Babies
V April Fool's Boy
VI Home from the Gilded City
VII Billy Surprises
VIII The Psychotherapeutic Institute
IX Harvard at Eleven (One page only)
X Helen's Childhood and California
XI Boris Deserts Me
XII The Man
XIII The Fruit of Billy's Life
XIV I Return to Russia
XV My Miami Life
XVI Sarah—What Now?






See also

Manuscript, 17 pages, presumedly unpublished, from Univ.
Miami Archives, possibly intended to be a chapter of
The Sidis Story: [Later Life, Humor]

More About Boris: Excerpts from Chapter III



From: dan@danmahony.com
To: Leon Hansen
Subject: Sidis: Miami Archives, and misc.
Send reply to: dan@danmahony.com
Date sent: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 23:21:26 +0000

Hi Leon,

Re the Univ. Miami saying they have only three chapters of "The
Sidis Story":

Well, I received six chapters, and the first page of Chapter XI (see
attachment for you to type), and many other pages from them on June 14, 1979.

The address on the invoice is University of Miami Library, Coral Gables, Florida 33124.

The manuscript's table of contents says there are 16 chapters. I
fear that the latter chapters were never written; but I cannot
remember whether that's all they had, or simply that I couldn't
afford to send them any more photocopying and mailing charges.

So I still cannot say for certain whether the remaining chapters are there
in the Miami Archives or not.

But one thing's for sure, there are more than just three chapters there.




Did you get my mail from the University of Miami? They tell me

that they only have chapters 1, 2 and 3 of The Sidis Story.

Leon Hansen







Barely legible text:


June 14, 1979

Daniel H. Mahony
419 W 115 #2
New York City, New York  10025

Univ. of Miami Federal I.D. No. 590-62-4458

The Sidis Story, 113pages, 10 a page.

$11.30 Total