Missouri Myths and Legends: The True Stories Behind History's Mysteries by Josh Young
Myths and Mysteries of Missouri dispels any notion that the Show Me State is a boring place harboring little unknown. Thirteen diverse chapters, each a story unto itself, probe dark secrets, unexplained phenomena, legendary individuals and actual events which leave people incredulous to this day. Much in this well-researched book has been largely forgotten, but the author's lively and amusing style will awaken curiosity in lifelong residents and armchair visitors alike.
About the Author
Josh Young transited Missouri countless times before he ever thought he wanted to live in the Show Me State. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire and Indiana University, Josh taught kids from college to kindergarten before doing a stint as a family services caseworker. He currently works and plays at his home at Long Creek Herb Farm.
Published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. Paperback, 232 pages.