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A.M. Murray

The Monster That Devoured Cleveland, Smashwords Edition. Copyright 2010, A.M.Murray: This story is licensed for your personal enjoyment. It may not be re-sold or given away. If you would like to share it, please purchase any additional copies. If you’re reading this story and it was not purchased for your use only, then you should return to and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the work of the author.


Blame TV for the monster if you like. Or blame other modern menaces like pollution, politics, technology or Vietnam veterans. But don't blame the old Dobie Gillis TV show, where Maynard G. Krebs, the cool beatnik character, would often "ooh-ooh" and "oh-wow" and wax eloquent about his favorite movie, The Monster That Devoured Cleveland. That was just a joke.

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