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The Sasquatch in Minnesota - Early Minnesota Bigfoot Sightings in The Land of 10000 Lakes - cover

The Sasquatch in Minnesota - Early Minnesota Bigfoot Sightings in The Land of 10000 Lakes

Mike Quast

Publisher: Hangar 1 Publishing

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Summary

This book tells the story of my own investigations in my home state of Minnesota. Every report that I am personally aware of at this time for Minnesota and the Dakotas is included here. Many are of a more-or-less conventional nature (man sees sasquatch, sasquatch runs away) while others are downright bizarre, but all are true to the best of my knowledge, and I believe they prove the existence of the beast I saw along that forest highway all those years ago.

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