The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
The book that launched America's urban legend obsession!The Vanishing Hitchhiker was Professor Brunvand's first popular book on urban legends, and it remains a classic. The culmination of twenty years of collection and research, this book is a must-have for urban legend lovers.
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Review: The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their MeaningsUser Review - David B - Goodreads
Jan Harold Brunvand collects some of the most well-known urban legends in the US, traces them to their possible origins, and explores their importance to society as reinforcers of conventional ... Read full review
Review: The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their MeaningsUser Review - Chadwick Saxelid - Goodreads
Urban Legends are false, but seeming easy to verify, verbally shared stories, the narrators of which believe are true. They usually spread via word of mouth at social gathering places such as school ... Read full review