The United States of Cryptids: A Tour of American Myths and Monsters

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Product Details
Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Quirk Books
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 1.0 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781683693222

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About the Author
J. W. (Jason) Ocker is an Edgar Award-winning travel writer, novelist, and blogger. His previous books include Poe-Land, A Season with the Witch, and Cursed Objects. He is also the creator of the blog and podcast OTIS: Odd Things I've Seen (oddthingsiveseen.com), where he chronicles his visits to oddities around the world.
Reviews
"A deliciously nerdy chronicle that celebrates thinking about life beyond."--Vice

"Thoughtful and well-researched...a worthy addition to any cryptid enthusiast's library."--AIPT Comics

"[Ocker's] breezy storytelling talents make for enjoyable reading."--Booklist

"Essential reading for anyone with an interest in unexplained mysteries, folklore, mythology, and the supernatural. An inherently fascinating, impressively informative, truly exceptional, and unreservedly recommended addition to community and academic library Cryptid collections."--Midwest Book Review

"I love folklore, so naturally, I also love cryptids, since they're basically the scary story versions of modern folklore. Which is precisely what I enjoyed about The United States of Cryptids."--BoingBoing

"Essential reading for anyone with an interest in unexplained mysteries, folklore, mythology, and the supernatural. An inherently fascinating, impressively informative, truly exceptional, and unreservedly recommended addition to community and academic library Cryptid collections."--Midwest Book Review

"For believers and non-believers alike, this book is an interesting look at the legendary creatures that run, crawl and fly throughout the 50 states."--James Madison University's The Breeze