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Maine Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, And Other Offbeat Stuff, Third Edition

Tim Sample and Steve Bither

Humorists Tim Sample and Steve Bither reveal the wild and wacky side of Maine. Describing approximately 300 oddities--people, places, animals, historic tidbits, and trivia--their unique persepctive and witty narrative is highly entertaining. From the Society for the Preservation of the Black Fly to a jeweler whose medium is moose droppings, this is a great read for anyone who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.
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Globe Pequot Press
Pages: 352
978-0-7627-6114-2 • Paperback • May 2011 • $15.95 • (£10.95)
Tim Sample presents his legendary brand of Maine humor on stage and in videos, CDs, and books. He is the author of Saturday Night at Moody's Diner, and his "Postcards from Maine" essays appear regularly on CBS Sunday Morning. He lives in Brunswick, Maine.

Steve Bither is an attorney and also the founding member of the Wicked Good Band, a musical comedy group that performs at festivals and fairs around the state. He lives in Portland, Maine.
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Third edition is completely updated and also includes over 20 new entries and photos and 5 new sidebars.