Nantucket Ghosts: 44 True Hauntings

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Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents — and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable.

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Overview

Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents — and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable.

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Blame it on the creaky doors or those stormy northeaster nights; whatever the cause, Nantucket seems to breed ghostly visitations. Massachusetts spirit seeker Blue Balliett has been prowling the Nantucket region, searching for terrifying true stories of hauntings. In Nantucket Ghosts, she offers an insomniac's delight of scary tales.
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This combines the texts of Balliet's Nantucket Hauntings and The Ghosts of Nantucket. Some of the spooks here are friendly and benevolent, some others, not so much. And many of the stories are from modern sightings. Regardless of whether you swallow the "true" part or not, these still make for interesting reading. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892727179
  • Publisher: Down East Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2006
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 1,025,470
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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