Amazing Tales from Indiana
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Amazing Tales from Indiana

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... freaky and fascinating... Cavinder is a storyteller with an engaging sense of humor." -Gary (IN) Post-TribuneBecause the contents of this eminently readable book cover many people, places, and events there is something for every reader young and old." -Madison CourierIt's Ripley's with a Hoosier twist-Fred Cavinder has put together a group of findings and stories, some kooky and strange, some from the twilight zone, some historical oddities and fascinations, all gleaned from Indiana. Submitted for your consideration: the blind man who designed and built an automobile, the "volunteer" tree growing out of a courthouse roof, and much, much more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 156.5 x 201.7 x 11.9mm | 263.75g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253206588
  • 9780253206589

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Reality is often stranger than fiction, and the true wonders of the world are as amazing as anything dreamed of by the producers of fantasy - four-headed cows, Taj Mahals, 1,000-pound people. here is a collection of tales and incredible 'facts, ' some kooky and strange, some from the twilight zone, historical oddities and other fascinations.show more

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"... freaky and fascinating ... Cavinder is a storyteller with an engaging sense of humor." - Gary (IN) Post-Tribune "Because the contents of this eminently readable book cover many people, places, and events there is something for every reader young and old." - Madison Couriershow more

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