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" Headless visions -- howls and moans -- ghostly ladies dressed in black and white -- a fiddling spirit dancing on the road. Such are the sights and sounds that inhabit the pages of Lynwood Montell's Kentucky Ghosts. This collection is representative of the rich tradition of ghost or "haint" tales passed on through the ages and across cultures as a way of dealing with death and the lore of the spirit world. In retelling the tales, Montell has included details about architecture, geography, and local culture. Each tale is told in the voice of the narrator who believe the story to be true. And, who knows... ?

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. C-C
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. iii-iii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. iv-iv
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-3
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  1. Cries of a Dead Man
  2. pp. 4-9
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  1. The Skeleton Under the Old Fireplace
  2. pp. 10-17
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  1. Popular Foot, the Dancing Road Haint
  2. pp. 18-24
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  1. The Granny Harris Story
  2. pp. 25-32
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  1. Dog Ghost Seeks Revenge
  2. pp. 33-38
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  1. Bloodstains on Top of the Well
  2. pp. 39-45
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  1. The Little Girl Ghost Who Adopted Us
  2. pp. 46-51
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  1. How Otto's Ghost Saved Us from a Haunted House
  2. pp. 52-57
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  1. About the Author
  2. pp. 58-60
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813146232
Related ISBN
9780813109091
MARC Record
OCLC
864899878
Pages
64
Launched on MUSE
2014-04-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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