Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps: True Tales of an Accidental Ghost Hunter [NOOK Book]

Overview

Do ghosts really exist, or is "ghostly phenomena" just strange stuff that gets blamed on dead people? Giving you the real story, professional ghostbuster and skeptic Adam Selzer of Weird Chicago Tours delves into a mysterious death at a former funeral parlor, nightly ghost sightings at Hull House, and more. Proving that not all ghost hunters are kooks (some are just geeks gone wild), Selzer showcases true spooky tales worldwide, a history of hauntings, the art of ghost hunting, and cool evidence of paranormal ...

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Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps: True Tales of an Accidental Ghost Hunter

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Overview

Do ghosts really exist, or is "ghostly phenomena" just strange stuff that gets blamed on dead people? Giving you the real story, professional ghostbuster and skeptic Adam Selzer of Weird Chicago Tours delves into a mysterious death at a former funeral parlor, nightly ghost sightings at Hull House, and more. Proving that not all ghost hunters are kooks (some are just geeks gone wild), Selzer showcases true spooky tales worldwide, a history of hauntings, the art of ghost hunting, and cool evidence of paranormal phenomena and the supernatural. These ghost stories will make you want to investigate that cemetery down the road to see if it's haunted—or just dark and creepy.

"Any remotely spooky place that people sneak into in order to get wasted will eventually turn up on a TV show, website, or book about ghosts."
—Selzer's First Theorem

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738722320
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,278,246
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

After auspiciously failing to get a "real" job, Adam Selzer (Illinois) became a professional ghostbuster and founded Weird Chicago Tours in 2006 with Troy Taylor and Ken Melvoin-Berg. He writes humorous books for children and young adults by day and gives some of the best ghost tours in Chicago by night.

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Table of Contents

Prologue 1

"If I Die in This Place..." 9

Who Do I Think I Am? 37

Working with Ghosts 61

Babies and B.S. 81

Through the Ages 97

The Science of the Supernatural 117

Coffee with a Psychic 133

Abandoned by All but the Ghosts (and Ghost Hunters) 151

Meet the Weirdos 175

Meanwhile, Back at the Tattoo Shop 193

The Ghosts Check In... 203

The Ghosts Keep Coming 219

So You Wanna Hunt for Ghosts... 233

Proof? 257

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    Posted February 20, 2010

    so, so book.

    this book is alright, i thought book would be more humorist than it was.

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