The Mothman Prophecies

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Macmillan, Feb 18, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 272 pages
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West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare that culminates in a strategy that makes headlines around the world. Strange occurrences and sightings, including a bizarre winged apparition that becomes known as the Mothman, trouble this ordinary American community. Mysterious lights are seen moving across the sky. Domestic animals are found slaughtered and mutilated. And journalist John Keel, arriving to investigate the freakish events, soon finds himself an integral part of an eerie and unfathomable mystery...
  

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User Review  - Justinc - Goodreads

This would be an enjoyable book on a truly mysterious set of real-life events if it weren't for two things: 1) The book reads like a stream of consciousness with no discernible beginning, middle, or ... Read full review

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User Review  - Victor Davis - Goodreads

Entertaining and challenging. Convinces one that strange things exist and they might just have an agenda. But there is no narrative here, no explanation, no answers, no testable predictions. An ever growing list of frustrations, questions and theories. Does not yield to easy deduction. Read full review

Contents

Beelzebub Visits West Virginia
1
The Creep Who Came in from the Cold
11
The Flutter of Black Wings
26
Take the Train
39
The Cold Who Came Down in the Rain
50
Mothman
58
The Night of the Bleeding Ear
73
Procession of the Damned
86
Games Nonpeople Play
151
Phantom Photographers
172
Sideways in Time
183
Misery on the Mount
198
Paranoiacs Are Made Not Born
216
Even the Bedouins Hate Their Telephone Company
232
Something Awful Is Going to Happen
244
Where the Birds Gather
257

Wake Up Down There
103
Purple Lights and April Foolishness
122
If This Is Wednesday it Must Be a Venusian
140
Afterword
269
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JOHN A. KEEL was a prominent journalist and UFOlogist, credited with coining the term “Men in Black.” His books include The Mothman Prophecies and Our Haunted Planet. He died in 2009.

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