It Came from Ohio: True Tales of the Weird, Wild, and Unexplained

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An investigative reporter looks into 13 tales of mysterious, creepy, and unexplained events in the Buckeye State, including:

• The giant, spark-emitting Loveland Frog

• The bloodthirsty Melon Heads of Kirtland

• The lumber-wielding Werewolf of Defiance

• The Mothman of the Ohio River

• The UFO that inspired "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"

• and more!

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Overview

An investigative reporter looks into 13 tales of mysterious, creepy, and unexplained events in the Buckeye State, including:

• The giant, spark-emitting Loveland Frog

• The bloodthirsty Melon Heads of Kirtland

• The lumber-wielding Werewolf of Defiance

• The Mothman of the Ohio River

• The UFO that inspired "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"

• and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598510638
  • Publisher: Gray & Company, Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 1,365,959
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

JAMES RENNER

James Renner is a novelist, freelance journalist, and blogger. In his spare time, he hunts serial killers. His true crime stories have been published in the Best American Crime Reporting and Best Creative Nonfiction anthologies. His film adaptation of a Stephen King story was an official selection at the 2005 Montreal World Film Festival. A graduate of Kent State University, Renner lives in Akron, Ohio.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: In the darkness, we believe Cops and Aliens: The flying saucer named Floyd and the many lives it ruined A Big, Fat, Hairy Deal: Did a werewolf terrorize a small Ohio town in 1972? The Ballad of the Loveland Frog: An Indian legend still haunts the Little Miami River The Mothman Cometh: Its first victim was from Ohio The Legend of "Red Eyes": The evil spirit of Camp Manatoc Bigfoot's Lair: Salt Fork State Park is Sasquatch Central The Coyne Incident: Flying saucer vs. helicopter above Mansfield Resurrect Dead on Planet Jupiter! Who created the Toynbee tiles and what did they want with Ohio? The WOW Signal: Did aliens really contact an Ohio State University professor in 1977? Goodnight, Gracie: The angry ghosts of Hower House hate men Dr. Kroh's Home for Peculiar Children: The Melon Heads of Kirtland crave revenge . . . and your blood! Ohio's Oldest Monster: For centuries, a sea serpent has stalked the shores of Lake Erie What Happens on Rattlesnake Island Stays on Rattlesnake Island: The true story of the most elite secret society in Ohio

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2013

    Camp stories

    A collection of camps stories to scare small children. Mostly creature stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2013

    Great Read

    A super fun read through Ohio's urban ledgends

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