The untold story of Champ : a social history of America's Loch Ness Monster (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The untold story of Champ : a social history of America's Loch Ness Monster

Author: Robert E Bartholomew
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press/Excelsior Editions, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scotland may have Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, but we have Champ, the legendary serpent-like monster of Lake Champlain. Real or imaginary, Champ and his story will fascinate believers and skeptics alike. --from Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Bartholomew
ISBN: 9781438444840 1438444842
OCLC Number: 777002159
Description: xiii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: From out of the blue : the early memoir of a sea monster --
The serpent, or at least its tale, resurfaces --
The comeback critter : the fall and rebirth of a legend --
Awash with controversy : shonky journalism, a controversial photo and a monster dispute --
Egos, obsessions and the quest for the fame : the monster hunters --
In the eye of the beholder : the search for answers.
Responsibility: Robert Emerson Bartholomew.

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Scotland may have Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, but we have Champ, the legendary serpent-like monster of Lake Champlain. Real or imaginary, Champ and his story will fascinate believers and skeptics alike. --from Cover.

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This meticulously researched overview traces Champ’s history as a cultural fixture in Lake...
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