The Tall Tale of the Sabine River Goat Man and the Haunted Cemetery

The Tall Tale of the Sabine River Goat Man and the Haunted Cemetery

Joe Lansdale essay riversGather round, readers! It’s time for a Halloween tale that will send a shiver down your spine. This one comes courtesy of East Texas novelist Joe R. Lansdale, who grew up in the towns of Mount Enterprise and Gladewater and today lives in Nacogdoches. Lansdale has an affinity for all things creepy and camp. To take a milder example, one of his novellas (1994’s Bubba Ho-Tep) finds Elvis Presley and a man who believes himself to be John F. Kennedy chasing down an undead Egyptian mummy. Born for Trouble, the sixteenth book in his Hap and Leonard mystery series, will be published in March. As a kid in the 1960s in a sleepy rural community, Lansdale had a lot of time to kill. He spent…View Original Post

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