What can you say about a holiday on which we invite a strange old bearded man to break and enter our house-- and leave him a snack for his troubles? Imagine an illustrated " urban legends" collection devoted to Christmas and you'll understand this fact-packed compilation of curiosities, lists, and anecdotes dealing with a worldwide holiday that has become as much an orgy of consumerism as it is a sacred celebration. Many crimes and catastrophes have taken place around Christmas and this book recounts them all, along with ...

Weird Christmas 2005, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781579124762