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The complete idiot's guide to unsolved mysteries

Author: Michael Kurland; Linda Robertson
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2000.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kurland; Linda Robertson
ISBN: 0028638433 9780028638430
OCLC Number: 44892264
Description: xxiii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Solved and unsolved : what makes a mystery? --
Disappearing ships and planes : they sailed or flew to nowhere --
Disappearing people : now you see them, now you don't --
Travelers to nowhere : whole colonies just disappeared --
A mind is a difficult thing to read : ESP explains it, but what explains ESP? --
They delved into the future : what did they know, and when did they know it? --
The great medieval prophets : Mother Shipton and Nostradamus predict ... --
Recent prophets : uncanny predictions from unusual people --
Monumental mysteries : great stone monuments keep their secrets --
Beginnings and endings : where we came from, where we're going --
Beneath the waves : the rise and fall of Atlantis --
We are not alone : the search for extraterrestrial intelligence --
It's in your stars : the history of astrology --
An astrology primer : how astrology works --
Well done, rare old medium : the continuing story of spiritualism --
Gurus or charlatans? : Saint-Germain, Cagliostro, and Rasputin --
The Lindbergh baby kidnapping : still not satisfactorily solved after 70 years --
It's a crime : several unsolved --
or wrongly solved --
crimes --
Did Lizzie Borden take an axe? : what really happened on August 4, 1892? --
The mysterious Mata Hari : the most famous spy who never spied --
Saucers that fly : the birth of flying saucer stories --
The Roswell incident : the most famous UFO case continues to develop --
Those who got carried away : sightings, close encounters, and abductions --
The undead and the inhuman : vampires, werewolves, and ghouls --
The Crypto-zoo : Nessie, Bigfoot, and --
Ogopogo? --
Will the real William Shakespeare please stand up? : the many people who may have been William Shakespeare.
Other Titles: Unsolved mysteries
Responsibility: by Michael Kurland with Linda Robertson.

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