Wild Talents

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"Wild Talents" captures Charles Fort at his finest, most thought provoking, and wittiest. Containing accounts of-among numerous other bizarre topics-strange coincidences, vampires, werewolves, talking dogs, poltergeist activity, teleportation, witchcraft, vanishing people, spontaneous human combustion, and the escapades of the 'mad bats of Trinidad, ' the book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn about the early years of research into the myriad mysteries of this world and beyond.
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Overview

"Wild Talents" captures Charles Fort at his finest, most thought provoking, and wittiest. Containing accounts of-among numerous other bizarre topics-strange coincidences, vampires, werewolves, talking dogs, poltergeist activity, teleportation, witchcraft, vanishing people, spontaneous human combustion, and the escapades of the 'mad bats of Trinidad, ' the book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn about the early years of research into the myriad mysteries of this world and beyond.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781612030531
  • Publisher: Bottom of the Hill Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Pages: 166
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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"Born in Albany, New York, in 1874, Charles Fort was (and arguably still is) the world's finest chronicler of all things mysterious. From his youth and practically up until the time of his death in 1932 at the age of 58, Fort was a copious collector of newspaper and magazine stories, tales and anecdotes on all aspects of what could be broadly termed 'the unexplained.' Unusual lights in the sky, strange creatures, ghosts, ghouls, and bizarre anomalies of both science and nature were daily and integral parts of Fort's life and featured heavily in his books. Today, students of the unknown throughout the world revere Fort.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2012

    Highly enjoyable

    I am really enjoying this author's dry wit and winding way of telling his tales. I'm especially enjoying his interjection of the experience he had as a youth when putting the wrong labels on cans, and how he says he's quite sure he knows readers will send him letters praising him of his brilliant symbolism, letters that he's quite sure will mystify him as to their meaning. I'm positive that if I had a chance I would so send such a letter. Cheeky monkey.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2012

    No no no no no!

    I accidently got this as a sample..

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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