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American Monsters : A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America
by Linda S. Godfrey




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From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America--including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more.

Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren't just figments of our overactive imaginations--according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America's history, shocked onlookers have seen unbelievable creatures of every stripe--from sea serpents to apelike beings, giant bats to monkeymen--in every region.

Author, investigator, and creature expert Linda S. Godfrey brings the same fearless reporting she lent to Real Wolfmen to this essential guide, using historical record, present-day news reports, and eyewitness interviews to examine this hidden menagerie of America's homegrown beasts.

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Overview

From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America--including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more.

Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren't just figments of our overactive imaginations--according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America's history, shocked onlookers have seen unbelievable creatures of every stripe--from sea serpents to apelike beings, giant bats to monkeymen--in every region.

Author, investigator, and creature expert Linda S. Godfrey brings the same fearless reporting she lent to Real Wolfmen to this essential guide, using historical record, present-day news reports, and eyewitness interviews to examine this hidden menagerie of America's homegrown beasts.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780399165542
  • ISBN-10: 0399165541
  • Publisher: Tarcherperigee
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Page Count: 384
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds


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