Forgotten Tales of Idaho

Forgotten Tales of Idaho

by Arcadia Publishing
Forgotten Tales of Idaho

Forgotten Tales of Idaho

by Arcadia Publishing


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Idaho was the forty-third state admitted to the Union, but it just might lead the nation in strange stories and offbeat legends. Author and Idaho resident Andy Weeks fills this collection of tales with stories ranging from compelling and heartfelt to outlandish and bizarre. Discover the boxcar that carried the alleged body of John Wilkes Booth through Idaho. Uncover the identity of Lady Bluebeard, the unassuming Twin Falls housewife who allegedly murdered four husbands. Find out how cars ended up at the bottom of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Learn the grisly story of Gobo Fango, a black Mormon sheepherder whose late 1800s bloody dispute with a cattleman on the open range proved fatal. These tales and many others bring to light Idaho's unruly past in fascinating detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626197084
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 03/30/2015
Series: Forgotten Tales
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,042,331
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Andy Weeks is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books and short stories. His work has been featured in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including national publications such as Fangoria, Fate and Wild West. Books include Ghosts of Idaho's Magic Valley, Haunted Idaho, Haunted Oregon and Haunted Utah. He writes near the Snake River in south-central Idaho and is currently at work on his next book.
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