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Ghosts along the Mississippi River

Author: Alan Brown
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
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Some of the nation's most compelling ghost stories owe their origin to "The Father of Waters." Ghosts along the Mississippi River is the first book-length collection of ghost tales from the small towns and bustling cities that have grown up along its banks. The states represented in this book include Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Unlike most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brown, Alan, 1950 January 12-
Ghosts along the Mississippi River.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011
(DLC) 2011007985
(OCoLC)706677554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Brown
ISBN: 9781617031458 1617031453 128324571X 9781283245715
OCLC Number: 754191697
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 238 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Father of Waters: The Mississippi River; Arkansas; Illinois; Iowa; Louisiana; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Tennessee; Wisconsin; Works Cited; Index.
Responsibility: Alan Brown.

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Some of the nation's most compelling ghost stories owe their origin to "The Father of Waters." Ghosts along the Mississippi River is the first book-length collection of ghost tales from the small towns and bustling cities that have grown up along its banks. The states represented in this book include Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Unlike most collections of "true" ghost stories, Ghosts along the Mississippi River draws from the folk traditions of the northern and the southern United States. These tales are po.

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