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Tales of the Jersey Devil

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Published by Middle Atlantic Press in Moorestown, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Jersey.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- New Jersey,
    • Devil

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Geoffrey Girard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR110.N2 G57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3298804M
      ISBN 100975441922
      LC Control Number2004025966
      OCLC/WorldCa56904280


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Collected here, are thirteen chilling tales of a creature that has terrorized and captivated the mysterious New Jersey Pine Barrens for more than two hundred years.

From the creature's birth in to a modern-day Jersey Devil hunt, dare to follow this monster and those who have faced its terror through more than two hundred years of American history, folklore, and horror/5(5).

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Even the shape and form of the Devil himself is in contention--from something serpentine to humanoid/5. The Jersey Devil is the story of Sam Willet and his family's axe to grind with the Jersey Devil, who terrorized Grandma Willet six decades earlier.

Aided and abetted by a noted cryptozoologist, they walk into the Pine Barrens. Some of them even manage to hobble out. This book is about as gentle as a trip to a slaughterhouse/5. Tales of The Jersey Devil Walking Tour. The Jersey Devil was first mentioned in print inbut the stories reference as his birth.

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A spirited telling of the legend of the jersey devil, with illustrations that match the spooky story. I would love a little more historical information or links to sites with some factual history or speculations as to what it might have been/5.

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Free shipping for many products. According to popular folklore, the Jersey Devil originated with a Pine Barrens resident named Jane Leeds, known as Mother Leeds.

The legend states that Mother Leeds had 12 children and, after finding she was pregnant for the 13th time, cursed the child in frustration, crying that the child would be the y: United States. The Jersey Devil Without a doubt, New Jersey’s oldest, most enduring, and important pieces of folklore is the tale of the infamous Jersey Devil.

For close to three hundred years now, Jerseyans have told tales of this mythical beast that stalks the Pine Barrens and terrorizes local residents.

There is one name indelibly linked to the legend of the Jersey Devil, Japheth Leeds, and his story also involves a young lady named Deborah Smith who had come from England to the Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey to marry him in the 17th Century. They had 12 children.

There is no record for any further children after her 12th : Steve Pearse. THE LEGEND LIVES Everyone knows the legend of the Jersey Devil. Some believe it is an abomination of nature, a hybrid winged beast from hell that stalks the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey searching for prey.

Others believe it is a hoax, a campfire story designed to scare : Kensington. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Meet the Jersey Devil --Origins --A survey of the Jersey Devil's history --Jerseyites tell their tales: collectors and more witnesses speak --Bigfoot, old salts, and devil worship --Chasing the Jersey Devil --Pranks, tall tales, and second-hand stories --The Jersey Devil.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Jersey Devil library"--Cover. Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Birth day, --Living in darkness, --Legion, --Captain Decatur and the wizard, --Underground, --Deadlines, --Caught. --Ghosts, --Into the abyss, --Birds of a feather. According to locals, New Jersey's Barnegat Bay is one of the resting places of the notorious Kidd's many treasures.

During the 17th and 18th centuries, some locals told stories of the ghost of Kidd walking along the beach with the Jersey Devil. In these reports, Kidd is often headless. The Black Dog [ edit ]. This book (a collection of thirteen short stories) will please anyone interested in The Jersey Devil, the legendary monster that haunts the Jersey Pine Barrens.

Girard has clearly done his research and has created thirteen very good fictional stories based on the strange creature's legend and history/5.

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The book has it all, including details about John MacLean’s game winner against Chicago, the goal that propelled the /5(4). In the rural areas of southern New Jersey, tales of a strange creature supposedly appearing out of nowhere were told throughout the s.

The portrait of the monster is beyond imagination: a creature with a horse’s head, two small arms, a forked tail, and leathery wings.

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For close to three hundred years, Jerseyans have told tales of a mythical frightening beast that stalks the Pine Barrens area and creates havoc for all that live there. The Legend of the Jersey Devil weaves a spellbinding story about the origins of the Jersey Devil with atmospheric illustrations that bring the spooky tale to life.

His previous books include Tales of the Jersey Devil (), thirteen original tales based on the legendary Jersey Devil American folklore, Tales of the Atlantic Pirates (), Tales of the Eastern Indians () and a YA adaptation of The Iliad ().

Girard also ghostwrites memoirs and has published fiction (from middle grade to westerns) under various pen : Literary fiction, Thriller, Historical.

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Much like the story of Sleepy Hollow, the folktale’s plotlessness contributes. Geoffrey Girard writes nonfiction, thrillers, historicals, and speculative fiction from Sci-Fi to horror.

His first book, Tales of the Jersey Devil, thirteen original tales based on American folklore, was published by Middle Atlantic Press infollowed by Tales of the Atlantic Pirates () and Tales of the Eastern Indians ().). Simon and Schuster published two Girard novels. Killer book.

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Montauk was a favorite that also begs for a sequel. The first Jessica Backman book actually scared me, and I’m a seasoned horror buff. ^Top image: Jersey Devil. Credit: Public Domain Halloween trick-or-treaters in the forested Pine Barrens region of New Jersey should be watchful tonight.

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