Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting: Step-by-Step Instruction for Exploring Haunts and FindingSpirits, Spooks, and Specters

Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting: Step-by-Step Instruction for Exploring Haunts and FindingSpirits, Spooks, and Specters

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by Christopher Balzano, Jeff Belanger
     
 

"Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting: Step-by-Step Instruction for Exploring Haunts and Finding Spirits, Spooks, and Specters" introduces novice paranormal explorers to the history, techniques, and equipment used in the search for proof of life after death, or simply, ghosts. Written like a field guide to ghost hunting, the book begins by examining what a ghost is,

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"Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting: Step-by-Step Instruction for Exploring Haunts and Finding Spirits, Spooks, and Specters" introduces novice paranormal explorers to the history, techniques, and equipment used in the search for proof of life after death, or simply, ghosts. Written like a field guide to ghost hunting, the book begins by examining what a ghost is, and isn't, and presents a brief history of ghosts and the pioneers of the ghost hunting field. You'll review what has already been discovered and the tried and true methods and tricks that have been successfully used by seasoned ghost hunters and their outcomes. You'll also take a look at the different types of equipment used to both search for and communicate with ghosts, as well as how to approach the hunt depending on the location. Finally, you'll learn how to assess the evidence that you've gathered and what it all means, and how to avoid the pitfalls that are the stuff of popular ghost legends. Written by an avid and experienced paranormal researcher, "Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting" is filled with firsthand tips and advice, including a 90-minute interactive DVD featuring tutorials and interviews, and is both a reference and a source of helpful inspiration for any aspiring ghost hunter.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598637250
Publisher:
Course Technology PTR
Publication date:
01/07/2008
Series:
Picture Yourself
Sold by:
CENGAGE LEARNING
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
989,797
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Christopher Balzano is a teacher and folklorist living in the Boston area. He has been investigating the unknown for fourteen years and running Massachusetts Paranormal Crossroads, a website dedicated to the paranormal and local folklore of Massachusetts, for more than five. His writing has appeared in such respected publications as "The Haunted Times" and "Mystery Magazine" as well as "Unexplained Paranormal Magazine." His investigations have been covered by "The Boston Globe", "The Boston Herald", "The Standard Times" and "Worcester Magazine" and he has been asked to speak about urban legends and the paranormal at conferences throughout New England. He is a regular on several paranormal radio shows, including "The Ghost Chronicles" and "Spooky Southcoast" and has appeared in documentaries and television specials on the supernatural. He was one of the featured writers in Jeff Belanger's Encyclopedia of Haunted Places and contributed to the collection Weird Hauntings and the soon to be released, Weird Massachusetts. His writing and research have also been featured in Thomas D'Agostino's Haunted New Hampshire and Haunted Massachusetts and the recently released Ghostly Tails from America's Jails.

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Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting: Step-by-Step Instruction for Exploring Haunts and FindingSpirits, Spooks, and Specters 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very well written and researched. It is one of my "go to" books. A must have for anyone interested in paranormal investigation.