Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks

Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks

by Tom Ogden
     
 

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Tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Greenwich VillageAmong New York City's many treasures is Greenwich Village, a bohemian area filled with creativity and rebellion. Haunted Greenwich Village—a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings in Greenwich Village—will leave readers delightfully frightened. Meet a…  See more details below

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Tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Greenwich VillageAmong New York City's many treasures is Greenwich Village, a bohemian area filled with creativity and rebellion. Haunted Greenwich Village—a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings in Greenwich Village—will leave readers delightfully frightened. Meet a colorful cast of spirits and spectres, visit haunted hotels and houses, and experience the eerie and supernatural. Many of the locations are accessible to the public—and some are even open for overnight stays for the truly daring—including:Washington Square: This upper-class neighborhood is haunted bycelebrity apparitions, the spirits of those buried there, the ghosts of those executed at Hangman's Elm—and even a phantom dog.Third Street: The spirit that haunts a block here sometimes parks his horse and carriage directly in front of NYU's D'Agostino Residence Hall. This famous early American politician and his daughter, who disappeared at sea, have even disrupted a restaurant about four blocks away in the West Village.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762770380
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Series:
Haunted Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,374,726
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Tom Ogden is one of America's most celebrated magicians. Over thirty years he has gone from the tinsel-and-sawdust of the circus ring to the glitter-and-sequins of Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Lake Tahoe. He has appeared on specials such as The World's Greatest Magic II (NBC) and The Great Magic of Las Vegas (FOX). The author of several books—including four in the "Haunted" series: Haunted Highways, Haunted Hollywood, Haunted Theaters, and Haunted Hotels, as well as The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Street Magic—he lives in Hollywood, California.

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