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Urban Legends
Strange Stories Behind Modern Myths
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In this new collection, A.S. Mott explores the true stories behind many classic urban legends, showing how strange coincidences and popular misconceptions about fast food, celebrities and science can become accepted wisdom in our increasingly paranoid society.

A fastidious woman complains when her chicken burger comes up with mayo, only to discover that the mystery substance isn't mayonnaise...

Eager for a photo op, witless parents encourage their child to approach an innocent-looking bear with a jar of honey...

A golfer mysteriously dies on a putting green, apparently because he chewed a little too much on his wooden tees...

A bride, obsessed with looking good for her wedding, cooks her insides by dieting and tanning to extremes...

High on drugs, a distracted teenager mixes up a baby and a roasted turkey, with tragic results...

Japanese fishermen are shocked beyond words when a dairy cow plummets from the sky and crashes through their boat, sinking her...

A cheapskate bargain-hunter gets her come-uppance by way of a lethal snake in the sleeve of a discounted blouse...

After a baffled California man is sent an incorrect vanity license plate, police write him nearly 2500 traffic tickets...

Price: Canada $14.95    U.S.A. $12.95 A Lone Pine Publishing imprint
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-894877-41-1
ISBN-10: 1-894877-41-1
Page Count: 232
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"
Series # 45