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Mysteries and Legends of Nevada: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)

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ISBN13: 9780762754120
ISBN10: 0762754125
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Seventeen Mind-Boggling Tales from the Silver State

• At the depths of Lake Tahoe lived the Ong, a birdlike monster of native legend. And then there is the Ongs modern-day counterpart, Tahoe Tessie. Thats not to mention all the legions of well-preserved human bodies supposedly in the deep. What really lies at the bottom of North Americas third deepest lake?

• John Reid spent years seeking evidence for boyhood legends about a bygone tribe of giant man-eating, red-haired Indians in northern Nevada—but were the legends true?

• “Was the Garden of Eden Located in Nevada?” So read a 1924 newspaper headline announcing to the world the incredible findings of Captain Alan Le Baron, who saw something positively biblical in the “petrified remains” of once-lush forests in a remote river valley.

From the mystery of a U.S. Senators death (was he kept on ice until after the election?) to a haunting of the governors mansion, Mysteries and Legends of Nevada makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the states most fascinating and compelling stories.   

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From the mystery of a United States Senator's death (was he kept on ice until after the election?) to a haunting of the Governor's mansion, this selection of fourteen stories from Nevada's past explores some of the Silver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

About the Author

Richard Moreno served as publisher of Nevada Magazine and has authored nine Nevada-related books, including Nevada Curiosities (Globe Pequot Press). In 2007 he was honored with the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen Award.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780762754120
Author:
Moreno, Richard
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Nevada
Subject:
Nevada History.
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Unexplained Phenomena
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Myths and Mysteries Series
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 b&w photos, 1 map
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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From the mystery of a United States Senator's death (was he kept on ice until after the election?) to a haunting of the Governor's mansion, this selection of fourteen stories from Nevada's past explores some of the Silver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

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