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Author McQueen, Keven, author

Title Weird wild west : true tales of the strange and gothic / Keven McQueen
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2019]
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Contents Acknowledgments -- Terrifying Texas -- Odd Oklahoma -- Nightmarish Nevada -- Numinous North Dakota -- Spooky South Dakota -- Unusual Utah -- Abnormal Arizona -- Unnatural New Mexico -- Incredible Idaho -- Mysterious Montana -- Creepy Colorado -- Way Out Wyoming -- Outlandish Oregon -- Weird Washington -- Bibliography
Summary "The Wild West is infamous for its outrageous stories, cowboys, and gun battles. But the region is also known for its ghost stories, unexplained deaths, bizarre murders, and peculiar burials. In Weird Wild West, author Keven McQueen brings together a fabulous collection of tales of the darker and stranger side of Texas, Oklahoma, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. Exploring mysterious deaths, true crime stories, and paranormal activity, this eerie collection uncovers long buried and disturbing stories of the region. Included are the unforgettable tales of the body-snatching of Billy the Kid, the revenge curse of a former deputy district attorney in Colorado, and the weird tale of Mr. Moon, who couldn't keep his dearly departed wife in the ground despite his best efforts. An intriguing, frightful, and entertaining exploration of the strange and gothic side of the Western states, Weird Wild West promises to send chills down your spine"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Death -- West (U.S.)
Murder -- West (U.S.)
Parapsychology -- West (U.S.)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
West United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019981353
ISBN 0253043689