The Silver Bridge: The Classic Mothman Tale Paperback – 1 Oct 2008
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The best parts of the book were the interviews with the people who say they actually had experienced an incident with the Mothman. Having read The Mothman Prophecies and remembering John Keel's interviews with the Scarberrys and the Mallettes, The Silver Bridge allows the reader to really understand their background as well as introducing a few new names into the frey, like Jimmi Jamieson and Frank Wentworth, both with their own Mothman experience. Whether the latter two people were real or composites, however, is anyone's guess.
Ambiguous, but highly enjoyable.
Barker was among the first of the serious researchers to go to Point Pleasant and it's environs to investigate the tales of the Mothman. The fact he knew the area and its people well already helped give the book a feel of insider knowledge. It is, at once, creepy, foreboding and factually pretty accurate. Well worth the read.