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Myths and mysteries of Illinois : true stories of the unsolved and unexplained

Author: Richard Moreno
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
Series: Myths and mysteries series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This engaging, myth-busting series seeks new explanations for the ghost stories, outlaw tales, haunted places, and unsolved mysteries that shaped a state's identity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moreno, Richard.
Myths and mysteries of Illinois
(DLC) 2012050290
(OCoLC)812254298
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Moreno
ISBN: 9781493002313 1493002317 9781493002320 1493002325
OCLC Number: 867771819
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 199 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction --
The gasman cometh --
Big bird on the loose --
Macomb's firebug --
Tragedy in the suburbs --
Burning mysteries --
Mary, Mary quite contrary --
The horror --
Accidental shooting or assassination? --
Possession in Watseka --
Invasion of phantom gasbags --
Did anyone really starve on Starved Rock? --
The new monster of the Midway --
Virgil Ball's obsession --
The diabolical Dr. Holmes.
Series Title: Myths and mysteries series.
Responsibility: Richard Moreno.

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Myths and Mysteries of Illinois explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in the Land of Lincoln's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and  Read more...

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