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Adventures in paranormal investigation

Author: Joe Nickell
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Paranormal investigator Joe Nickell tackles the world's most seemingly inexplicable myth's in Adventures in Paranormal Investigation. With four decades of experience in the field, Nickell employs skepticism and scientific analysis to pull truth from the mire of false evidence and! trickery that surrounds both old and new legends and mysteries. Unlike authors who engage in hype and sensationalism in order to foster  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nickell, Joe.
Adventures in paranormal investigation.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007
(OCoLC)616820455
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Nickell
ISBN: 9780813124674 0813124670
OCLC Number: 137305722
Description: x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Haunted plantation --
Crop circle capers --
Rorschach icons --
Postmortem on "alien autopsy" --
Snake charming --
Abraham Lincoln's spirit writing --
Dowsing mysterious sites --
The stigmata of Lilian Bernas --
Riddle of the Crystal Skulls --
Phantom hitchhikers : thumb mystery! --
The case of the alien hand --
Hustling heaven --
Peter Popoff's "gift of knowledge" --
Haunted gas chamber --
The case of the psychic detectives --
Italy's miracle relics --
Day of the dead --
Jack the Ripper--identified? --
Ghost-town curse --
Nasca : labyrinths in the desert --
Death by extraterrestrials --
Frankenstein castle --
Intuition : the case of the unknown daughter --
Mystery painting : the shadow of the cross --
Ships of the dead --
Fortune-telling, Mexican style --
Healing spas --
Miraculous springs --
Ufos over Buffalo! --
Second sight : the phenomenon of eyeless vision --
Monsters in the lakes --
The "new" idolatry --
Psychic sleuth without a clue --
Satans step --
Undercover in Tijuana --
Legends of castles and keeps --
Alien encounters --
Return from the dead --
Riddle of the glowing statues --
The white lady of Bavaria.
Responsibility: Joe Nickell.
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Paranormal investigator Joe Nickell is equally at home when recreating the mysterious Nasca lines at a remote site in Kentucky as he is in his research lab at the office of the Committee for  Read more...

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