Haunted Heritage

A Definitive Collection of North American Ghost Stories

Haunted America (Volume 3 of 4)

Michael Norman and Beth Scott

Forge Books

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Heralded across the country in newspapers ranging from The New York Times Book Review and The Baltimore Sun to The Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Denver Post, and in magazines as diverse as Chicago and Library Journal, the Haunted America series has attracted widespread acclaim as a virtual spectral travelogue through the byways and highways of North America. Haunted Heritage: A Definitive Collection of American Ghost Stories, the latest volume in the series. Continues its recounting of supernatural explorations, collecting a comprehensive compendium of ghostly tales, not penned by fictioneers such as Poe and King, but passed on by word of mouth and preserved by memory as actual windows on our nation’s haunted past.

The authors have compiled an astounding collection of American ghost stories. Based on interviews with eyewitnesses, unearthed ancient archives, overheard tales, and actual paranormal visitations and explorations. From the "Haunts of Ivy," a survey of university ghosts, to an overview of spectral lights, from revolutionary spirits in New England to beyond the grave occurrences in the Badlands, Haunted Heritage is the ghost story collection for all of North America.

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A Revolutionary Haunting
 
 
Monuments to America’s Revolutionary War heroes adorn the landscape in countless New England villages and counties. From Boston Harbor to Fort William Henry on Maine’s rugged seacoast, inland to historic old Fort Ticonderoga and Saratoga, patriot homes, battlefields and birthplaces mark the intense interest Americans have in that bloody fight for independence.
One of the emerging nation’s first martyrs, Nathan Hale of Connecticut, is just such a Revolutionary hero, a soldier-spy whose exploits are known to countless schoolchildren.

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"It's a road map to the Other Side. Take a left at the cemetery. Go down Highway 666 until you hit a dead end. And you're there. Haunted America."--Milwaukee Journal

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Michael Norman and Beth Scott

Michael Norman has taught at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for more than twenty-five years. Beth Scott, who died in early 1994, was full-time freelance writer for more than thirty-five years.

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Haunted Heritage
A Definitive Collection of North American Ghost Stories
Michael Norman and Beth Scott

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
October 2002
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ISBN: 9781429914123
ISBN10: 1429914122
384 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
September 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765319685
ISBN10: 0765319683
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 384 pages
$16.99
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