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<ul><li>Features an introductory essay by Jack Womack</li></ul>Lo! Welcome to the worlds of Charles Fort, chronicler of the odd, the weird, the strange, the unexpected, and the inexplicable. In words at times as beautiful as anything ever written in English, Fort reveals the marvels of an age, questions the nature of what we think we know for certain, and provides the reader with leads on how not to be fooled by shaggy dog stories.<br><br>Here you’ll find rains of the unexpected, fish, snakes, and other items
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<ul><li>Features an introductory essay by Jack Womack</li></ul>Lo! Welcome to the worlds of Charles Fort, chronicler of the odd, the weird, the strange, the unexpected, and the inexplicable. In words at times as beautiful as anything ever written in English, Fort reveals the marvels of an age, questions the nature of what we think we know for certain, and provides the reader with leads on how not to be fooled by shaggy dog stories.<br><br>Here you’ll find rains of the unexpected, fish, snakes, and other items from the “super-Sargasso sea” of the unexplained that circles the Earth. Here are accounts of UFOs, accounts of odd animals seen at sea or on land, mysterious attacks by what appear to have been animals, mysterious appearances of things and people in places they could not be. Here Fort’s epic account of spontaneous combustion, lights in the sky, poltergeists, unseen. murderous wild animals, mysterious disappearances, manifestations of psychotic mania, speaking in tongues—and, of course, the cow that gave birth to two lambs.<br><br>All of this Fortean wonder is prefaced by a magnificent new introductory essay by Jack Womack, winner of the Philip K. Dick Award and lifetime Fortean.<br><br>This Ebook is part of the Baen Books Charles Fort Ebook Collection<br><br>At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
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  • BN ID: 2940148145516
  • Publisher: Baen
  • Publication date: 1/10/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,351,315
  • File size: 412 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2012

    Armani

    Curse you. XD

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    Posted April 22, 2012

    H

    I found a new home, go to: african animals!
    •~|Trishyta, Kaputokatia, Sintara

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    Posted April 22, 2012

    Oseroshito

    The young ocelot announces,"I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow."

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    Posted April 21, 2012

    Ruena

    Morning! -Ruena

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    Posted April 22, 2012

    I found one

    Betta all results.

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    Aia

    Goodmorning! It's 7:46am eastern time here.

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    Posted April 20, 2012

    Toph (Im new)

    I just got back from soccer pratice. 4 those who dunno me, I'm Toph, a south China tiger. So whats up?

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    Posted April 21, 2012

    Kalliom

    Nevermind he deleted it

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    Posted April 21, 2012

    Mirna

    A small exhale comes from result 15.

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