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Legends & Lore of Western Pennsylvania (American Legends)

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Oppaymolleah's curse. General Braddock's buried gold. The Original Man of Steel, Joe Magarac. Such legends have found a home among the rich folklore of Western Pennsylvania. Thomas White spins a beguiling yarn with tales that reach from the misty hollows of the Alleghenies to the lost islands of Pittsburgh. White invites readers to learn the truth behind the urban legend ...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by History Press (SC)
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Sheila
Apr 03, 2011 Sheila rated it really liked it
I had heard some of the stories but most were new to me. They were fun. This takes in all of the western Pennsylvania area. I liked that he put a bibliography in the back so if you want to read more on some of the stories you can. I know I want to read more about Murder Swamp.
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Short, quick, and fun. Many of the legends I've heard before, but who doesn't mind hearing a good ghost story once again?
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What can I say!
I love the legends and lore of the Pittsburgh area
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My favorite legend was the Green Man!
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Thomas White divides his time between the Philippines and the US. He has worked in fields as diverse as intelligence (with stints in North Africa and the Middle East) and anti-terrorist technology.
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