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Famous ghost stories : legends and lore

Author: Brian Haughton
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., 2012.
Series: Haunted (Rosen Publishing Group)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thrilling book explores popular legends and historical ghostly events, with full coverage on the fact-or-fiction possibilities. Origins of lasting legends are exposed, and current and emerging stories are introduced.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Haughton
ISBN: 9781448848409 1448848407
OCLC Number: 708648409
Notes: Originally published: Lore of the ghost. Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, ©2009. With new additional end matter.
Description: 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Wild Hunt --
Phantom white ladies --
Spectral armies and battles --
Ghosts of the famous --
The headless horseman and the death coach --
Visions of the dying : crisis apparitions --
Tales of doppelgängers and bilocation --
The vanishing hitchhiker --
Black dogs --
Haunted houses --
Phantom vehicles and haunted roads --
Time slips and spectral buildings --
Screaming Skulls --
Ghostly lights --
Phantom sounds and ghostly aromas --
Poltergeists.
Series Title: Haunted (Rosen Publishing Group)
Other Titles: Lore of the ghost
Responsibility: Brian Haughton.

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This thrilling book explores popular legends and historical ghostly events, with full coverage on the fact-or-fiction possibilities. Origins of lasting legends are exposed, and current and emerging stories are introduced.

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