Hauntings and Horrors: The Ultimate Guide to Spooky America

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Dutton Children's Books, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 213 pages
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This thrilling, chilling collection of stories about one hundred of America's most hair-raising locations will keep you up at night! Daniel and Susan Cohen take readers on a fascinating, phantom-filled tour of monster sightings, UFO landings, and hauntings from every state. From the ghost who reenacts her own fatal fall at the Octagon House in Washington, D.C., to eerie accounts of alien abduction in New Mexico, the authors explore each creepy location in a straightforward, utterly believable manner. The entries, complete with travel directions and telephone numbers, focus on places readers can actually visit. Part guidebook, part spooky-story collection, this is unbeatable reading for any fan of the supernatural.

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Daniel Cohen is Professor of Economics at the Ecole normale superieure and the Universite de Paris-I. He is a member of the Council of Economic Analysis for the French prime minister and an op-ed columnist for Le Monde. He is the author of The Wealth of the World and the Poverty of Nations (MIT Press, 1998) and The Misfortunes of Prosperity (MIT Press, 1995).

Susan Cohen is an academic historian with a special interest in British Victorian and Edwardian social history. She has had articles published in academic and popular journals and is a contributor to the New Dictionary of National Biography. In her "spare" time she works as a professional decorative paint finisher and is the author of Outdoor Paint Effects, also published by New Holland. She lives in London.

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