The Mothman Prophecies

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Thorndike Press, Aug 1, 2002 - Fiction - 424 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

About the author (2002)

Keel, world-traveler and self-taught investigator into the unknown, is recipient of honorary Ph.D.s for his work in herpetology and archaeology and many other awards.

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