‘National Geographic Tales of the Weird’ Book Review

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on November 18, 2012

“National Geographic Tales of the Weird
Edited by David Braun
Softcover, 543 pages ($18.95 / National Geographic)

Spiders that come back from the dead… The secret spy mission that stumbled across history’s greatest shipwreck… What your hair knows about your sleep habits…The world’s oldest mattress… Men who claim to have found a Bigfoot corpse in Georgia… Read about these and more than 100 other surprising, often strange and always true accounts culled from NatGeo’s entertaining and informative Daily News website. Divided into chapters, including Ancient Rites and Sacred Places, Creature Features, Prehistoric Life, Human History and Explaining the Unexplained, it’s a rollicking ride that illuminates the wide-ranging weirdness of the world (and beyond) with hundreds of photos, sidebars and illustrations, and fun anecdotes.

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