John Hafnor (Author, Strange But True)
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John Hafnor launched the “strange history” book phenomenon in 1982 with Black Hills Believables. Hafnor taught history at National College, and hit the lecture circuit with his humorous “Hidden Histories.” He authored best-selling books for Colorado and South Dakota and the German-language Wahres aus dem Wilden Westen.
Hafnor lives on the the edge of the Rocky Mountains near Fort Collins, Colorado. He enjoys trail runs, mountain biking and soccer.
Hafnor’s acclaimed Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard history books. 
Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard travel and history books. Richly illustrated by veteran artist Dale Crawford, the book’s 101 weird tales and matching drawings are crafted to surprise. Author John Hafnor employed a deeply curious research style to unearth the little-known tales, each building to a twist ending that assures reader interest. The book pulls few punches in redefining much of America s previously unquestioned folklore.