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Spooky south : tales of hauntings, strange happenings, and other local lore

Author: S E Schlosser
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Pull up a chair or gather 'round the campfire and get ready for thirty-eight creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in the thirteen Deep South states. From fiddling ghosts to the legend of the Jack-o'-Lantern, the stories in this entertaining and compelling collection will have you looking over your shoulder again and again. Spine-tingling folklore traditions are kept  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S E Schlosser
ISBN: 1493019171 9781493019175 9780762730636 0762730633
OCLC Number: 908483512
Description: xv, 251 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Wait until Emmet comes (Kanawha County, West Virginia) --
Cut-off (Red River Landing, Louisiana) --
I'm coming down (South Carolina) --
The army of the dead (Charleston, South Carolina) --
The death watch (Raleigh County, West Virginia) --
Seeing ghosts (Sea Island, Georgia) --
The headless haunt (Madison, North Carolina) --
The baseball game (Birmingham, Alabama) --
Chattanooga's ghost (New Orleans, Louisiana) --
Hold him, Tabb (Hampton, Virginia) --
Steal Away Home (Berlin, Maryland) --
The Waves Call (Greenville, Mississippi) --
The log cabin (Montgomery County, Arkansas) --
The woman in black (Savannah, Georgia) --
The Handshake (Goldsboro, North Carolina) --
I know Moonrise (Burnswick, Georgia) --
Fiddler's dram (Dukedom, Tennessee) --
The Dead Chief (Hiawassee, Georgia) --
The wampus cat (Knoxville, Tennessee) --
The Man in Gold (Guilford County, North Carolina) --
Goggle-Eyed Jim (The Great Dismal Swamp, Virginia) --
The witch woman and the spinning wheel (New Orleans, Louisiana) --
Jack O' Lantern (Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama) --
Plat-Eye (Harrison County, Mississippi) --
Roses (Saint Augustine, Florida) --
The witch bridle (Albright, West Virginia) --
Tailypo (Montgomery County, Tennessee) --
The devil's mansion (New Orleans, Louisiana) --
Chicky-licky-chow-chow-chow (Maryville, Tennessee) --
The Lady (Richmond, Virginia) --
The red rag under the churn (The Kentucky Mountains) --
Wiley and the hairy man (Tombigbee Region, Alabama) --
Spanish Moss (The Florida Coast, Florida) --
West Hell (Jacksonville, Florida) --
The bell witch (Adams, Tennessee) --
Rupp (Big Stone Gap, Virginia) --
The Floating Coffin (Summersville, West Virginia).
Responsibility: retold by S. E. Schlosser ; illustrated by Paul G. Hoffman.
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A collection of 40 folktales highlighting famous and not-so-famous Southern ghosts, mysterious happenings, powers of darkness, and wonders of the invisible world.  Read more...

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