The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings

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The book that launched America's urban legend obsession!

The Vanishing Hitchhiker was Professor Brunvand's first popular book on urban legends, and it remains a classic. The culmination of twenty years of collection and research, this book is a must-have for urban legend lovers.

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Jan Harold Brunvand lives in Salt Lake City, where he is professor emeritus at the University of Utah. He is the author of numerous books, including The Vanishing Hitchhiker; The Choking Doberman; The Baby Train; Too Good to Be True; and Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.

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9784880082394: Disappearing hitchhiker - American imagination of the city (of Burun'vu~an "urban legend" collection) (1997) ISBN: 4880082392 [Japanese Import]

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