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American Monsters Audiobook

American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America

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Publisher's Summary

Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren't just figments of our overactive imaginations - according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America's history, shocked onlookers have seen unbelievable creatures of every stripe - from sea serpents to apelike beings, giant bats to monkeymen - in every region.

Author, investigator, and creature expert Linda S. Godfrey brings the same fearless reporting she lent to Real Wolfmen to this essential guide, using historical records, present-day news reports, and eyewitness interviews to examine this hidden menagerie of America's homegrown beasts.

©2014 Linda S. Godfrey (P)2016 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"[American Monsters] will prove a handy encyclopedia for enthusiastic cryptozoologists of all ages." (Publishers Weekly)

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    "great author. great stories. BAD narrator"

    I love Linda. She has the best stories. She needs to have this whole audio book redone by a narrator with talent. This put me to sleep it was so monotonous.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Josh/Lindsay 06-12-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Great collection of sightings"

    This has been a fascinating listen! Rachel Dulude does a great job narrating. The stories captured are done so with a justifiable amount skepticism and while not overly "scary" are fascinating because of their plausible nature.

    I would recommend not visiting Wisconsin (these creatures seem to love it there) but I would recommend this book to anyone curious about the monster lore in America.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    M. Barnard U.S. 11-04-16
    M. Barnard U.S. 11-04-16
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    "Good Entetainment, But A Bit Distracting"
    What about Rachel Dulude’s performance did you like?

    Clear, precise delivery, However, there were several distracting mispronunciations in the first section, which interrupted my absorbing the material.


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    taylor loyd 10-13-17
    taylor loyd 10-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    really disappointed with the lack of truly American monsters discussed we rehash old monsters that most people already know

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    Walter W. Chu 07-27-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Informative"

    It is an interesting topic and does cover more than I thought it would. This is the sort of material to read if you are interested in Cryptoids.

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    "good over view of monster lore"

    I liked the book and performance it dragged in a few areas but over all I enjoyed it . this is a book I will listen too again

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    McGillacutty NEW BALTIMORE, MI, United States 05-17-17
    McGillacutty NEW BALTIMORE, MI, United States 05-17-17 Member Since 2017
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    its ok. its ok. It's bla let ya to see them a after the

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