Dead Strange: The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous Mysteries

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Zest, Sep 25, 2012 - Young Adult Nonfiction - 160 pages
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This amazing collection contains entries on everything from the bizarre to the horrific, and from the spooky to the just plain confounding. The book gives essential background information on the events and the people involved, discusses the impact of particular myths and beliefs, and provides updates on investigations being undertaken in an attempt to find answers to these baffling phenomena. From Loch Ness to Bigfoot, spontaneous combustion to Roswell, each entry is supported with sidebars related to pop culture, and comes with a wealth of photographs.

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User Review  - MaryAnn12 - LibraryThing

Wow! What a fun book this is full of famous mysteries. Facts about, Big Foot, Crop Circles, The Bible Code, Zombies, Roswell, Jack The Ripper, Noah's Ark just to name a few. I found it to be a ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Matt Lamy was born on the Channel Island of Jersey where he attended Victoria College. It was while studying for a degree in journalism at Sheffield University in the UK that he developed an interest in the paranormal, filing reports on the nearby Peak District’s ghost planes, earth lights, and hauntings. After completing his degree he moved to London where he worked as a freelance journalist until taking up a full-time position as Chief Writer with sports magazine, Cycling Active. Since writing 100 Strangest Mysteries, his first book, Matt Lamy has authored Lance and Le Tour: The Complete History of Cycling’s Most Uneasy Alliance.

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