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  - Vicki Archileti - Goodreads

I was surprised the book was about about more than the Mothman incident in Point Pleasant. The author covers UFO sightings in the Ohio Valley. All in all I was fairly entertained. And I love the Mothman legend. Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra Zack - Goodreads

I love the movie with Richard Gear and got a hold of the book on Thriftbooks. Very well detailed. Quite eerie/spooky at times. A lot more information than the movie. I've been on an aliens/X-files kick lately so this fit in nicely. Read full review

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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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