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  - Jonathan Raab - Goodreads

A solid look at ufology from a well-known researcher. I enjoyed the movie, so it was great to get an inside look at the "real story." This book is cleanly-written, with a lot of anecdotes and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Benjamin Atkinson - Goodreads

The first time I heard of the Mothman was the excellent movie, The Mothman Prophecies, starring Laura Linney and Richard Gere. I found this book to be surprisingly well researched and skeptical ... 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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