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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User Review  - sorell - LibraryThing

October is my favorite month. I love apple picking, the chill in the air...oh, and scary stories!! I am always on the hunt for a good spooky tale but too often I get stuck with gory books or stories ... Read full review

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Lightweight accounts of unexplained phenomena that are not particularly enlightening. Read full review


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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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