Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula [NOOK Book]

Overview

"That's the best I've ever seen you look," the barber said to the corpse. What kind of filthy decedent could inspire such derision? Learn the answer and read myriad other little-known tales from Michigan's northernmost region in Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Find out what happened after an aggrieved husband aimed a gun at his wife's lover and then asked the ...
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Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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Overview

"That's the best I've ever seen you look," the barber said to the corpse. What kind of filthy decedent could inspire such derision? Learn the answer and read myriad other little-known tales from Michigan's northernmost region in Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Find out what happened after an aggrieved husband aimed a gun at his wife's lover and then asked the crowd, "Shall I shoot him?"

Meet the sleeping man who rode the rails without a train.

Discover the truth behind the rumors that one mining town was cursed with the ten plagues of Egypt, and learn why hugs terrified an entire city.

And what were those hairy, bipedal beasts haunting the woods?

Join Yooper Lisa Shiel as she brings to the fore these wonderfully offbeat and all-but-forgotten tales from the UP's history.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015005578
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/26/2012
  • Series: Forgotten Tales , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,247,277
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

LISA A. SHIEL researches and writes about everything strange, from Bigfoot and UFOs to alternative history and science. She has a master's degree in library science and previously served as president of the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association. As a fiction writer, Lisa blends her paranormal interests with sci-fi and romance elements to create her own brand of adventure stories. Her fiction works include the Human Origins Series novels as well as short story collections. Lisa's nonfiction books explore topics as diverse as Bigfoot, evolution, and Michigan's quirky history.
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  • Posted April 26, 2013

    Fun Read

    It was a fun read. To see what people thought of back then, it was like taking a trip back in time. I enjoyed it.

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