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Bigfoot in Maine
Book Talk with Michelle Souliere

Recorded on October 13, 2021

The dark woods of Maine have been the setting for many eerie and unexplained events, none more captivating than sightings of a giant hominid known as Bigfoot. But what makes this corner of New England such a perfect place for this cryptid to live? Learn about the ecology and geography that support the legend and the people forever changed by close encounters with it with author of Michelle Souliere as she discusses her latest book Bigfoot in Maine. From previously unpublished eyewitness accounts to modern-day media portrayals, Souliere presents this detailed history of the phenomenon and folklore that has lurked in shadows for generations.

Purchase the book from the MHS Store: Bigfoot in Maine