Hairy Men in Caves: True Stories of America's Most Colorful Hermits
Discover the hermit from Ohio who lived in a tree, the hermit from Iowa who shared a cave with a trained pig and later became an elected judge, the hermit from California whose life was immortalized in a Nat King Cole hit song, the hermit from New York who shot Billy the Kid, the hermit from Massachusetts who went to school with King Edward, the hermit from Michigan who helped capture Jefferson Davis, the hermit from Washington who had an army of trained skunks as bodyguards, the hermit from Tennessee who was raised in the White House, the frog-eating hermit from New Hampshire who captured the emperor of India, the hermit from Kentucky whose name became a famous brand of whiskey, the hermit who was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, and more!
Hairy Men in Caves: True Stories of America's Most Colorful Hermits profiles the lives of over 80 of the most eccentric hermits, recluses and misanthropes of the past three centuries. Published by Sunbury Press, it is the largest compendium of historical American hermits ever assembled, and is the second book published by Journal of the Bizarre contributor Marlin Bressi.
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