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Ghosts from our past : both literally and figuratively : the study of the paranormal

Author: Erin Gilbert; Abby L Yates; Andrew Shaffer
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"As seen in the upcoming Sony Pictures 2016 film Ghostbusters, the ultimate guide to identifying, understanding, and engaging with any paranormal activity that plagues you Years before they made headlines with the Ghostbusters, Erin Gilbert and Abby L. Yates, published the groundbreaking study of the paranormal, Ghosts From Our Past. This criminally underappreciated book is now back in print, revised and somewhat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Gilbert; Abby L Yates; Andrew Shaffer
ISBN: 9781101906002 1101906006
OCLC Number: 933271778
Notes: "Authors" Erin Gilbert and Abby L. Yates are fictitious characters played in the film by Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy.
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Erin Gilbert, Ph. D., M.S., and Abby L. Yates, Ph. D ; with Andrew Shaffer.

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"As seen in the upcoming Sony Pictures 2016 film Ghostbusters, the ultimate guide to identifying, understanding, and engaging with any paranormal activity that plagues you Years before they made headlines with the Ghostbusters, Erin Gilbert and Abby L. Yates, published the groundbreaking study of the paranormal, Ghosts From Our Past. This criminally underappreciated book is now back in print, revised and somewhat updated for the new century. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Whether you're a believer or a skeptic, you'll find the information you're seeking right here in this extraordinary book, including: The frightening childhood experiences that inspired Erin and Abby's lifelong passion for the paranormal; The history and science behind ghosts and other supernatural entities; An illustrated guide to Class I through Class VII ghosts; Helpful sidebars like Is It a Ghost? A Handy Quiz, Ectoplasm Cleanup Tips, and more. With this official Ghostbusters guide in hand, you'll be prepared for almost any spirit, spook, or spectre that comes your way. For the rest, you know who to call"--

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