Ghosts and Haunted Places by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
  

Ghosts and Haunted Places

Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
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Ghosts and Haunted Places by Rosemary Ellen Guiley

This is an informative exploration of the mysteries surrounding ghosts and haunted places.Ghosts are the single most common paranormal experience, captivating and frightening people of all ages. What makes some people linger on beyond the grave? Are ghosts real, are they imagined, or are they some weird aberration of time and space? Ghosts and Haunted Places examines the history, folklore, science, technology, and personal experience of ghosts and hauntings, as well as the major themes in ghostlore. Featuring accounts of true cases and scenarios, this fascinating book explores the different types of ghosts and hauntings and their possible explanations, as well as the major figures and groups involved in ghost research throughout history. Special information is provided for readers who wish to conduct their own ghost hunts or haunting investigations.The chapters include: Dead People Who Don't Go Away; Where Do Ghosts Come From? Screaming Banshees and Death Omen Ghosts; Animal Ghosts and Phantimals; and, Ghost Hunting with the Pros.

About the Author

Author and series consulting editor Rosemary Ellen Guiley is a best-selling author of books on the paranormal, and mystical and visionary experiences. She is an experienced paranormal investigator and makes numerous lecture and media appearances. Her other books include The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, Third Edition; The Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy; The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters; The Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchraft, and Wicca, Third Edition; The Encyclopedia of Angels, Second Edition; and The Encyclopedia of Saints, all for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She lives in Maryland.

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Format

Paperback
144 pages

Author

Rosemary Ellen Guiley
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Publisher

Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st August 2008

ISBN

9781604133172


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