THE FIELD GUIDE TO LAKE MONSTERS, SEA SERPENTS, AND OTHER MYSTERY DENIZENS OF THE DEEP
Author: Loren Coleman & Patrick Huyghe
Publisher: PENGUIN/PUTNAM (PENGUIN ACCT), Oct 2003
World's leading cryptzoological investigators present a casebook & field guide to sightings of mysterious Loch Ness-type creatures around the globe. 6x8 inches, 240 pgs.
From the serpentine "Champie" of Lake Champlain to the venerable "Nessie" of Loch Ness, extraordinary -- and unexplained -- creatures of the deep have been reported in sightings throughout the 20th century. Now, two of the world's leading cryptozoological investigators provide a globe-trotting field guide to when, where, and what kind of mysterious aquatic beasts have gripped the public--and sometimes the scientific--imagination. Filled with comprehensive drawings, classifications, and maps, their book offers an invaluable and unusual resource for the intrepidly curious to investigate these sightings firsthand or to simply enjoy the fascinating accounts that others have given.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"I suggest that before you conclude that lake monsters and sea serpents are all nonsense, you examine the information in this superb compilation...The scope of the work is monumental."
--Roy P. Mackal, Ph.D., D.Sc.; Leader of expeditions of Loch Ness and the Congo; Professor of Biochemistry, University of Chicago, Ret.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Loren Coleman, the author of the cult classic Mysterious America, has been both on-and off-camera consultant to NBC's Unsolved Mysteries, A & E's Ancient Mysteries, The History Channel's In Search of History, Discovery Channel's In the Unknown, and In Search Of...to appear on the Fox and the USA Network. He lives in Maine.
Patrick Huyghe has been contributing editor to Science Digest and Omni. He is the author of numerous books and has produced public television documentaries. He lives in upstate New York.