Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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by Lisa A. Shiel, Kyle McQueen
     
 

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"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…  See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015005578
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/26/2012
Series:
Forgotten Tales , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
1 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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Forgotten Tales of Michigan's Upper Peninsula 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
CSteggs More than 1 year ago
I love reading stories of the beautiful place I grew up, Michigan's upper peninsula. I grew up hearing stories much like these. I couldn't put my book down.
Conbo More than 1 year ago
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.