Jeffrey's Favorite 13 Ghost Stories

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NewSouth Books, Jun 1, 2011 - Fiction - 186 pages
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This is the first anthology of the author's own favorite ghost stories from the highly successful Jeffrey series of books that began in 1969 with "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey." Hundreds of thousands of these books have been sold. The present volume includes 13 of the best of Mrs. Windham's stories, representing mysterious and supernatural doings from Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Most of the stories are related to historical places and sometimes to historical people.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Ill Never Leave You
15
The Locket
29
A Promise Kept
43
The Curse of Barnsley Gardens
59
The Ghost Collie at Scataway
76
The Light in the Graveyard
90
Nellie
103
The Long Long Visit
115
The Lovely Afternoon
126
The Snake Charmer
141
The Witch Who Tormented the Bell Family
156
The Farmer Who Vanished
169
Long Dog
176
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Kathryn Tucker Windham was born in Selma, Alabama on June 2, 1918. After graduating from Huntingdon College, she became a police reporter for the Alabama Journal and was one of the first women to cover the police beat for a major southern newspaper. She is best known for her series of true ghost story collections. In 1974, she was the featured storyteller in the second National Storytelling Festival, which led to a weekly commentary on Alabama Public Radio and on NPR's All Things Considered. She was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor in 2003. She died on June 12, 2011 at the age of 93.

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