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Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors
     

Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors

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by Joseph Citro
 

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New England's dark hills, fogbound coasts, and hidden villages have inspired generations of writers such as Hawthorne, Lovecraft, and King. But these authors' dark imaginings pale when compared to little-known but well-documented and true tales. In this delightfully spine-tingling tour of all six New England states, Citro chronicles the haunted history and

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New England's dark hills, fogbound coasts, and hidden villages have inspired generations of writers such as Hawthorne, Lovecraft, and King. But these authors' dark imaginings pale when compared to little-known but well-documented and true tales. In this delightfully spine-tingling tour of all six New England states, Citro chronicles the haunted history and folklore of a region steeped in hardship and horror, humor and pathos.

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"The formidable storytelling skills of Citro...make this volume a diverse and compelling read." Chattanooga Free Press

"Spine-tingling tales of New England hauntings are captured in over forty colorful short stories. All six New England states were toured in the compilation of this collection: the result is a diverse and compelling collection." Midwest Book Review

"Written with wit and verve...it's a celebration of the mysterious nature of the human imagination." Burlington Free Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576300596
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/31/1997
Edition description:
None
Pages:
322
Sales rank:
1,070,404
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author


Called the "Bard of the Bizarre" by the Boston Globe, Joseph A. Citro is a popular lecturer and public-radio personality.

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Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book will start out a little slow, and ambiguous. Keep at it, this book will get to the point where you don't want to put it down.