Beyond Bizarre: Frightening Facts and Blood-Curdling True Tales

Beyond Bizarre: Frightening Facts and Blood-Curdling True Tales

by Varla Ventura

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Overview

The sequel to the best-selling The Book of the Bizarre, Beyond Bizarre offers up scores of new freaky facts, terrifying trivia, and stranger-than-fiction stories. Arranged into 13 chilling chapters like Haunted Hollywood, Blood Red Crosses and Gross Anatomy: Hospital Horrors, Bride of Bizarre, and Tales from the Cryptids, Beyond Bizarre tackles everything from female pirates and creepy candy stripers to psychic predictions and virgin shark births—and much, much more. A word of warning: this book is not for the faint of heart!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609252731
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Varla Ventura, author of Sheroes, Beyond Bizarre, and The Book of the Bizarre, and is a lover of all things odd and unusual and truly freaky. Her favorite holiday is Halloween, which she celebrates almost every day. She lives in the attic of an old Victorian in San Francisco.

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Six Feet Lower Than Most: Louis and Gerald Garzone, two brothers who owned and operated a Philadelphia funeral home, were found guilty of selling corpses to a black market trafficker of body parts. The gruesome duo admitted to carving up nearly 250 bodies without family permission and selling them across the country for various purposes: dental implants, hip and knee replacements, and other medical procedures.

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Beyond Bizarre: Frightening Facts and Blood-Curdling True Tales 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Was a very good read.
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