Ambrose Bierce is Missing and Other Historical Mysteries

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University Press of Kentucky, 1992 - History - 180 pages
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Investigates the Nazca markings, the disappearance of Ambrose Bierce, the identification of a Nazi war criminal, lost silver mines, and historical facts concerning Lincoln, Daniel Boone, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My impressions of reading this book in 1992. I was only familiar with Nickell through the essay on reproducing the Nazca lines (included in this book). At first his clear, popular writing story made ... Read full review

Contents

Ancient Riddles The Mystery of the Nazca Lines
7
Biographical Enigmas Ambrose Bierce Is Missing
19
Hidden Identity Unmasking a Nazi Monster
35
Copyright

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Joe Nickell is Senior Research Fellow of the committe for Skeptical Inquiry and author of Detecting Forgery, Camera Clues, Unsolved History, Real-Life X-Files, Crime Science, The Kentucky Mint Julep, More Real-Life X-Files and Secrets of the Sideshows.

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