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Product Details

  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing (October 20, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1581821387
  • ISBN-13: 978-1581821383
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #257,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I've lived in Georgia all my life and I always thought the most mysterious thing about the state was why we keep supporting the Atlanta Falcons. Jim Miles book details more amazing oddities.
This is a great guidebook for those who want to see the biggest state east of the Mississippi in a different light. Miles' well researched book not only tells about such odd things as the Georgia Guide Stones, but it also tells how to find them. I couldn't put this book down. This summer I am going to go on a mystery excursion right here in the old Peach State using Jim Miles' book as a road map.
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Jim Miles has captured the essence of the unknown. The book is a masterpiece and should be on every Georgian's shelf. His accounts of the various phenomena encountered are wonderful. I especially liked the Georgia Swamp Ape Research Center. GET THIS BOOK! READ THIS BOOK! It is funny and informative.
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This is one of the most informative books, I have read on the paranormal.
It is also wildly entertaining! I am a native Georgian, so I have heard some of the legends regarding our lovely State. I have read and reread this wonderful book. It doesn't only focus on UFO's as an earlier reviewer stated. In fact, one of the most fascinating accounts, is of
Roman coins that washed up on the banks of the Chattahoochee River!!

Jim gets an A++ for a well written history of the paranormal events in
our great State. Hope he writes more like this one.
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WOW!!! I never knew all the super amazing paranormal stuff that has happened in Georgia. I love this book i could read it all day. This summer im gonna visit some sites. How did the author ever find all the information that is gathered in this great book.
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I've read this book through and through and loved it! I live about 15 miles from the Georgia Guidestones and know all the people surrounded there mysterious nature! I found it very enjoyable to read about them and other strange happenings in my area. Even my tiny little town was in the book! And I thought nothing ever happend here! GET THIS BOOK! It's funny and imformative!
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While there is some good information in this book, I found the author's style disjointed and a little odd, making much of the book difficult to wade through. Also, there's a strong emphasis on UFO sightings, so unless you've got a keen interest in that subject you might find yourself skipping quite a bit of the book.
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Ummmmmm......lets see.......It was nothing like "Moby Dick". But its still a classic. At one point in the book the author wonders aloud when a team of tracking dogs won't chase a Big Foot into a swamp because, " ...maybe the dogs don't believe in Big Foot." Read. Enjoy. Live a little.
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Perfect as a gift or for someone moving to the state. I got weird Texas as a gift one year and now when I move I get "weird whatever" for the state I am moving to.
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