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Loch Ness monsters and raining frogs : the world's most puzzling mysteries solved

Author: Albert Jack
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This intriguing work presents a collection of short, amusing, and informative examinations of history's most confounding mysteries. Jack answers such mysteries as Are the stories about the Bermuda Triangle true? and Where do crop circles come from?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Jack
ISBN: 9780812980059 0812980050
OCLC Number: 229027865
Notes: Reprint. Originally published as: Albert Jack's ten-minute mysteries. London : Penguin Reference, 2007.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 247 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: The famous Aurora spaceship mystery --
Try to see it from my angle: the Bermuda Triangle --
Does Bigfoot exist? --
The spine-chilling tale of the Chase vault --
The real-life Agatha Christie mystery --
Committing the perfect crime: the mysterious D.B. Cooper --
Who really makes crop circles? --
John Dillinger: whatever happened to America's Robin Hood? --
The missing Navy diver --
The Dover demon --
The mysterious disappearance of the lighthouse keepers of Eilean Mor --
Fairies at the bottom of the garden --
The mystery of Our Lady of Fatima --
What happened to the last king of France? --
The strange case of Kaspar Hauser --
The great Loch Ness con trick --
Will the real Paul McCartney please stand up --
The magnetic strip --
Whatever happened to the crew of the Mary Celeste? --
The men who cheated death --
Not in the mood: the real Glenn Miller story --
The mystifying death of a media mogul --
The real Da Vinci code: the Mona Lisa debate --
If gentlemen prefer blondes, who killed Marilyn Monroe? --
The piano man --
The dreadful demise of Edgar Allan Poe --
It's raining frogs --
The terrifying affair of Spring-heeled Jack --
Beware of USOs [sic] --
The St. Valentine's Day massacre --
The world's strangest unsolved crimes.
Other Titles: Albert Jack's ten-minute mysteries
Responsibility: Albert Jack ; illustrations by Sandra Howgate.

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This intriguing work presents a collection of short, amusing, and informative examinations of history's most confounding mysteries. Jack answers such mysteries as Are the stories about the Bermuda Triangle true? and Where do crop circles come from?

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