Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse by Brad SteigerReal Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse by Brad Steiger

Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse

byBrad Steiger

Paperback | May 11, 2010

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Featuring 30 chilling stories of reallife zombie encounters, this comprehensive and unsettling study draws upon traditions found throughout the world to dispel common depictions of zombies as lurching, flesheating automatons made popular by countless movies and books. This fascinating collection includes the stories of the Devil Baby of Bourbon Street, a monstrous creature complete with horns and tail that still lurks in the shadows of the Big Easy; Black Mama Courteaux and the great zombie war, involving hundreds of zombie soldiers battling for the supremacy of their queen; and the swamp child of Mama Cree, who still roams the bayous of Louisiana. In addition to the stories, a variety of zombierelated facts are explored, including ceremonies and initiations, zombies throughout history, sacred zombie and voodoorelated sites, and zombies and monsters of the Bible.
Brad Steiger is the award-winning author of more than 100 books, including Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Houses; Real Vampires, Night Stalkers, and Creatures from the Darkside; and The Werewolf Book. He is a regular radio guest on the Allan Handelman Show, Coast to Coast, and Jeff Rense's Sightings. He lives in Forest City...
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Title:Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the ApocalypseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.24 × 7.36 × 0.69 inShipping dimensions:9.24 × 7.36 × 0.69 inPublished:May 11, 2010Publisher:Visible Ink PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1578592968

ISBN - 13:9781578592968

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Every paranormal researcher, I'm sure, envies the files that Brad Steiger must have that allow him to be so prolific in delivering these amazing volumes of esoteric information. This book was an eye-opener for me. Top Paranormal Books of 2010"- About.com "Not recommended for reading just before bedtime."- Alternate Perceptions magazine" Real Zombies is a superb, and arguably definitive, look at the zombie phenomenon... . The subject is infinitely more complex than many realize. Like a zombie itself, Brad's book grabs you by the jugular and doesn't let go!"- FATE magazine" Real Zombies, The Living Dead And Creatures Of The Apocalypse . Brilliant!"- Huffington Post "... refuses to be limited by Shaun of the Dead-style zombie convention. Steiger is known for his encyclopedic exploration of ghosts, vampires and werewolves, and he lends the same exacting scrutiny to this look at reanimated corpses - and more."- Linda Godfrey's Bloghouse "The title of the book screams out as something I would want to pick up and it details information about zombies, wendigos, and a lot of other supernatural critters. Also the book's author Brad Steiger obviously took great pains to research."- Pandora's Gate " The stories in Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse are fascinating and chilling, bloodcurdling even. This comprehensive and unsettling study is an antidote to Hollywood films with their lurching, reanimated dead."- SirReadaLot.org "The award-winning writer of more than 100 tomes about ghosts, werewolves and other night stalkers, lays to rest the misconceptions regarding the walking dead. He then goes on to tell more than 30 bone-chilling tales."- Sun magazine "