"I loved this book! Are you interested in the weird and unexplained? SKUNK APE SEMESTER by Mike Robinson is a page-turning road trip--a journey of the mind, heart, and spirit. I was captivated from the first page, and I learned a lot. Most of the stories in this novel (other than Bigfoot) I'd never heard of before. You'll like the characters and feel like you took this fascinating journey with them." - Syrie James, international bestselling author of The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
"A love song to Fortean Americana. A truly unique book."
- Richard Freeman, author
"One of the best books I've read this decade."
- Leslie Ann Moore, bestselling and award-winning author of Griffin's Daughter
Zoology professor Jeremy Fishleder is an avid Bigfoot researcher, his passion sparked long ago by an encounter with Florida’s “skunk ape” during his childhood. Looking to make a change in his life, he goes on sabbatical and plans a trip around the country to visit areas of strange repute and meet other people who study the various phenomena, using a van stocked with files and maps supplied to him by a fellow paranormal investigator.
Three students decide to join him, and together the four of them travel from place to place, and story to story, meeting characters both level headed and eccentric and discovering more about themselves and one another.
And as the stories come together, they are drawn face to face with the mysterious...