Classic American ghost stories: 200 years of ghost lore from the Great Plains, New England, the South, and the Pacific Northwest

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August House, Jul 1, 1990 - Fiction - 214 pages
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Young or old, playful or terrifying, clad in the brocades of the 16th century or the jeans of today, the phantoms of these tales vary as much as the places they haunt. Whatever their demeanor, wherever they are, however their actions are explained or dismissed, these ghosts have a common power: anyone reading this anthology will see that they still haunt us today. Editor Deborah Downer brings together stories from newsapers, journals, and magazines, none of which were written as fictitious. An index references story location by city and state.

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This book was poorly written. I found many errors that an editor should have caught. It was a compilation of stories taken from other books and newspapers, and it seemed that the stories were taken ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
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HAUNTED PLACES
11
CRY MURDER
13
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