Kentucky Ghosts

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" Headless visions-howls and moans-ghostly ladies dressed in black and white-a fiddling spirit dancing on the road. Such are the sights and sounds that inhabit the pages of Lynwood Montell's Kentucky Ghosts. This collection is representative of the rich tradition of ghost or "haint" tales passed on through the ages and across cultures as a way of dealing with death and the lore of the spirit world. In retelling the tales, Montell has included details about architecture, geography, and local culture. Each tale is told in the voice of the narrator
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Overview

" Headless visions-howls and moans-ghostly ladies dressed in black and white-a fiddling spirit dancing on the road. Such are the sights and sounds that inhabit the pages of Lynwood Montell's Kentucky Ghosts. This collection is representative of the rich tradition of ghost or "haint" tales passed on through the ages and across cultures as a way of dealing with death and the lore of the spirit world. In retelling the tales, Montell has included details about architecture, geography, and local culture. Each tale is told in the voice of the narrator who believe the story to be true. And, who knows . . . ?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813109091
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
  • Publication date: 11/9/1993
  • Series: New Book for New Readers Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 959,090
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Cries of a Dead Man 4
The Skeleton Under the Old Fireplace 10
Popular Foot, the Dancing Road Haint 18
The Granny Harris Story 25
Dog Ghost Seeks Revenge 33
Bloodstains on Top of the Well 39
The Little Girl Ghost Who Adopted Us 46
How Otto's Ghost Saved Us from a Haunted House 52
About the Author 58
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2003

    what i think

    this book is great and i love the way the narator tells the story it's so creepy and good

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