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The headless horror : strange and ghostly Ohio tales

Author: Chris Woodyard
Publisher: Dayton, Ohio : Kestrel Publications, ©2013.
Series: Ghosts of the past series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A compilation of 19th and early 20th-century newspaper and journal articles on ghosts, hauntings, Forteana, and supernatural mysteries with commentary and annotations by Chris Woodyard.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Woodyard
ISBN: 9780988192508 0988192500
OCLC Number: 827336463
Description: viii, 261 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: A house in which nothing will thrive: haunted and hoodoo houses --
The bloody hand of Findlay: and other mysteries in the skies --
Spooks in the slammer: haunted jails, haunted prisoners --
The odditorium: an Ohio volcano, toad in the rock, and other unnatural wonders --
Those who return: the shock of recognition --
Black cats and feather crowns: witchery in Ohio --
The phantom coffin: and other Ohio apparitions --
Letters from the dead: bizarre Ohio mysteries --
Glancing beams of moonlight: the ghostly women in white --
The malice of inanimate objects: a haunted telegraph, the murderer's clock, and a hoodoo chair --
A soul-freezing shriek: ghostly noises --
The headless horror: poor pitiful Pearl Bryan --
Spook squibs: chips from the headstone of news.
Series Title: Ghosts of the past series
Responsibility: chosen and edited by Chris Woodyard.

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A compilation of 19th and early 20th-century newspaper and journal articles on ghosts, hauntings, Forteana, and supernatural mysteries with commentary and annotations by Chris Woodyard.

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