The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
The book that launched America's urban legend obsession!The Vanishing Hitchhiker was Professor Brunvand's first popular book on urban legends, and it remains a classic. The culmination of twenty years of collection and research, this book is a must-have for urban legend lovers.
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Review: The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their MeaningsUser Review - Paige - Goodreads
Ghost stories and urban legends are my favorite things to read about in a non-fiction context. This had a fairly amusing collection on the legends themselves as well as several interesting variants ... Read full review
Review: The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their MeaningsUser Review - David B - Goodreads
Jan Harold Brunvand collects some of the most well-known urban legends in the US, traces them to their possible origins, and explores their importance to society as reinforcers of conventional ... Read full review