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Ghost stories of Old New Orleans

Author: Jeanne DeLavigne
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Ghosts are said to wander along the rooftops above New Orleans' Royal Street, the dead allegedly sing sacred songs in St. Louis Cathedral, and the graveyard tomb of a wealthy madam reportedly glows bright red at night. This book compiles local lore about these supernatural sightings.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DeLavigne, Jeanne.
Ghost stories of Old New Orleans
(DLC) 2013001062
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne DeLavigne
ISBN: 9780807152928 0807152927
OCLC Number: 858861735
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword : Jeanne deLavigne and Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans --
Author's Note --
The Singing Capuchin --
The Mystery of Madame Vaquer --
The Golden Brown Woman --
The Soldiers Who Could Not Die --
The Specter on the Shell Road --
Le Néant --
The Ghost of the Headless Woman --
Between Worlds --
Up from the Sea --
The Gay Caballeros --
Walking Otto --
Tears of Heaven --
The Devil's Mansion --
The Whispering Hands --
The Magic of Aga Bab --
The Return of Esposito --
The Ghost of the German Countess --
The Witch of the French Opera --
The Ghosts of Carrollton Jail --
The Flaming Tomb --
The Ghosts of Shiloh --
The Lady of the Door --
The Swirling Specter --
The Ghost of the Treme Street Bridge --
The Beautiful Lost Children --
The Golden Witch --
Up the Garret Stairs --
The Haunted House of the Rue Royale --
The Ghost of Love --
The Fountain Woman --
Warring Wraiths --
The Haunted Spanish Barracks --
The Red-Headed Ghost of Parish Prison --
The White Skiff --
The Mansion That Ghosts Carried Away --
The Twin Green Spirits --
The Lost Pearl --
The White Althea Tree --
Golden Slippers --
The Swamp Witch.
Responsibility: Jeanne deLavigne ; Illustrations by Charles Richards ; Foreword by Frank de Caro.


Local lore about supernatural sightings, as curated by Jeanne deLavigne in her classic Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans, finds the phantoms of bitter lovers, vengeful slaves, and menacing gypsies  Read more...


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