The Ghosts of Nantucket: 23 True Accounts

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Down East Books, 1984 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 118 pages
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Nantucket residents describe their firsthand encounters with paranormal phenomena in this unusual book. Their accounts are both surprising and entertaining, for Nantucket's ghosts are as individualistic as today's flesh-and-blood inhabitants.

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Review: The Ghosts of Nantucket: 23 True Accounts

User Review  - Keely - Goodreads

Balliett presents these ghost narratives from residents of Nantucket Island without editorializing. She sets the scene for each interview, then gets out of the way and lets the voices of the ... Read full review

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A very fun read! Read full review

Contents

A Nutshell History
9
The Shimmering Bubble
23
Seth
38
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Blue Balliett was born in New York City in 1955. She received a degree in art history from Brown University. After graduating, she moved to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts and wrote two books of ghost stories. She eventually moved to Chicago and taught third grade at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Her first children's book, Chasing Vermeer, won the 2005 Edgar Award in the Best Juvenile category. Her other works include The Wright 3 (2006), The Calder Game (2008), and The Danger Box (2010).

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