The Mothman Prophecies
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The Mothman Prophecies

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West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare culminating in a tragedy 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 249.47g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765334984
  • 9780765334985
  • 28,908

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"An essential read. Even if you just enjoy good suspense, when Keel talks of his own experiences with Men in Black, stolen evidence, and intimidation via eerie phone calls and visitations, you'll want to keep reading." --Strange Horizons"The Mothman remains a potent piece of American folklore." --CNN An essential read. Even if you just enjoy good suspense, when Keel talks of his own experiences with Men in Black, stolen evidence, and intimidation via eerie phone calls and visitations, you'll want to keep reading. Strange Horizons The Mothman remains a potent piece of American folklore. CNN" An essential read. Even if you just enjoy good suspense, when Keel talks of his own experiences with Men in Black, stolen evidence, and intimidation via eerie phone calls and visitations, you'll want to keep reading. "Strange Horizons" The Mothman remains a potent piece of American folklore. "CNN"" "An essential read. Even if you just enjoy good suspense, when Keel talks of his own experiences with Men in Black, stolen evidence, and intimidation via eerie phone calls and visitations, you'll want to keep reading." --"Strange Horizons ""The Mothman remains a potent piece of American folklore." --CNNshow more

About John A. Keel

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.show more

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