13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey

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University of Alabama Press, Aug 1, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
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Jeffrey is the mischievous 'something' that has headquarters in the Windham home in Selma. He first made his presence known in October l966, and since then he has continued, at irregular and infrequent intervals, to clump down the hall, slam doors, rock in a chair, frighten the family cat (now deceased--through no fault of Jeffrey), move heavy pieces of furniture, cause electronic equipment to malfunction, and hide objects.He frequently accompanies Mrs. Windham on her travels, and tales of Jeffrey's antics are widely recounted. 'Nobody has ever been afraid of Jeffrey.' Mrs. Windham says. 'He is very convenient to have--we blame everything that goes awry on him. His only purpose for existing (if that word is proper) is to prod me into collecting and preserving 'true' ghost stories from throughout the South.'

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When i was young i read this book it was one of my fav's and i still love it i live in Alabama so i have got to see that everything in it is true . it has toke me many years to find every place and find out how real it was but it is the truth. back in her day they called her crazy now everyone here knows she talked of the truth.... or the ones that have gone out and saw for them selfs . thanks Ted Lynn if you like this kind of books and Paranormal look me up on face book at tedmlynn39@aol,com like to talk more  

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As a young girl growing up in a small town in Alabama, I heard these ghost stories at cheerleading camp, sleepovers, and the like. I bought this book to read more in-depth about the stories I heard ... Read full review

Contents

The Ghost of the Angry Architect
13
The Faithful Vigil at Carlisle Hall
33
The Phantom Steamboat of the Tombigbee
47
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Kathryn Tucker Windham (d. 2011) grew up in Thomasville, Alabama, the youngest child in a large family of storytellers. A Selma resident, Mrs. Windham was a freelance writer, collected folklore, and photographed the changing scenes of her native South. She was a nationally recognized storyteller and a frequent commentator on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."

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