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The haunting of America : ghost stories from our past

Author: Jean Anderson; Eric Von Schmidt
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-four stories about ghosts, hauntings, and poltergeists from throughout the United States and from various periods of history.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Juvenile works
Folklore
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Anderson, Jean, 1929-
Haunting of America.
[Vancouver] : Library Services Branch, Province of British Columbia, [1993]
(CaOONL)941516121
(OCoLC)1017510503
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Anderson; Eric Von Schmidt
ISBN: 0395175186 9780395175187
OCLC Number: 614231
Description: xiii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Golden girl of Appledore Island --
Ocean-Born Mary --
The Lady in black of Boston Harbor --
The Mysterious Ticonderoga curse --
The Most haunted house --
Abraham Lincoln, a mourning figure, walks --
Virginia's ghostly aristocrat --
The Silver doe --
The Gray man --
The Harp player of Pitcher's Point --
Goat castle --
Marie Laveau, Queen of the Voodoos --
"Old Hickory" and the Bell Witch --
The Wizard's revenge --
The Strange, sad spirit of the Scioto --
The "Spirited" librarian --
Ghost ship of the Great Lakes --
"Spook light" of Devil's Promenade --
The Phantom Vaquero of the Texas plains --
The galloping ghost of Laramie --
Eerie Iron Horse of the Arizona Desert --
The Mansion of the dead --
The Mystery of Bigfoot --
Ghostly goddess of the volcano.
Responsibility: Jean Anderson, illustrated by Eric von Schmidt.

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A collection of twenty-four stories about ghosts, hauntings, and poltergeists from throughout the United States and from various periods of history.

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