The Mothman Prophecies

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Macmillan, Feb 18, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 272 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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Found a large chunk of the book to be boring. Honestly expected a bit more in terms of research rather than than recounting strange experiences. Not much in the form of evidence presented alongside ... Read full review

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The book had one or two interesting ideas, but was basically just a series of supernatural stories that were silly. If you ever saw a 1950s movie about flying saucers and spacemen, those were the same ... Read full review

Contents

1 Beelzebub Visits West Virginia
1
IheCreepWhoCameinfmmtheCold
11
The Flutter of Black Wings
26
Take the Train
39
TheCold WhoCameDownintheRain
50
Mothman _
58
The Night of the Bleeding Ear
73
Pmcession of the Damned
86
Games Nonpeople Play
151
Phantom Photographers
172
Sideways in Time
183
Misery on the Mount
198
Paranoiacs Are Made Not Born
216
Even the Bedouins Hate Their Telephone Company
232
Something Awful Is Going to Happen
245
Where the Birds Gather
257

Wake Up Down Ihere
103
Purple Lights and April Foolishness
122
If This is Wednesday It Must Be a
140
Afterword
269
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JOHN A. KEEL was a prominent journalist and UFOlogist, credited with coining the term “Men in Black.” His books include The Mothman Prophecies and Our Haunted Planet. He died in 2009.

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