Weird United States

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2004 - Travel - 349 pages
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What’s weird around here? That’s a question Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman have enjoyed asking for years—and their offbeat sense of curiosity led them to create the best-selling phenomenon, Weird N.J.  But why should they stop at New Jersey when there’s so much that’s strange, odd, and utterly nutty all across the U.S.? So they’ve expanded their universe, taken their act on the road, and found stories of weirdness in every state in the nation. The result is a travel guide of sorts, but to the kind of places voyagers will never find on their everyday maps. Instead, it’s chock full of the local legends, crazy characters, cursed roads, abandoned sites, and bizarre roadside attractions. So come along and visit such unique spots as Midgetville, explore long-empty insane asylums, and go through forgotten tunnels—but keep in mind that the maniacal Bunnyman just might be hiding out in one of them. Some of what’s out there is disturbing, some of it's hilarious, but all of it is unforgettably…weird.
  

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Review: Weird US: Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird Travel Guides)

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This book of US folklore, ostensibly a travel guide to weird sites (though many of the ones listed are essentially off-limits unless the traveler is into trespassing), is a mixed bag. Some of it is ... Read full review

Review: Weird US: Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird Travel Guides)

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This book of US folklore, ostensibly a travel guide to weird sites (though many of the ones listed are essentially off-limits unless the traveler is into trespassing), is a mixed bag. Some of it is ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Ancient Mysteries
44
Fabled People and Places
61
Unexplained Phenomena
90
This book would not have been possible Bizarre Beasts
228
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Mark Moran is an antiques dealer and author, and contributing editor for Antique Trader Weekly. Heas written many antiques and collectibles references including Warmanas McCoy Pottery, Warmanas Cookie Jars and Warmanas Fiesta.

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