Forgotten Tales of Illinois

Forgotten Tales of Illinois

by Bryan Alapsa
     
 

Dig up the men who tried to dig up Lincoln. Mull over the Mad Gasser of Mattoon and the 1977 thunderbird infestation- from a safe distance. Watch in horror as one of the greatest maritime disasters in U.S. history occurs twenty feet from the banks of the Chicago River or follow the course of the blimp crash that convinced a downtown bank employee that it was

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Dig up the men who tried to dig up Lincoln. Mull over the Mad Gasser of Mattoon and the 1977 thunderbird infestation- from a safe distance. Watch in horror as one of the greatest maritime disasters in U.S. history occurs twenty feet from the banks of the Chicago River or follow the course of the blimp crash that convinced a downtown bank employee that it was raining hell. Try not to blink as towns washed away by floods and shrines covered over by condominiums are dragged back from the margins of history into the center of the page, where they belong.

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ISBN-13:
9781596297425
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Pages:
143
Sales rank:
1,511,072
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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