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Ghosts and Haunted Places
  • Authored by: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
  • From the Series: Mysteries, Legends, and Unexplained Phenomena
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791093921
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9392-4
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 133
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 144

Summary

Ghosts are the single most common paranormal experience, captivating and frightening to 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.

Chapters include:

  • Dead People Who Don't Go Away
  • Where Do Ghosts Come From?
  • Screaming Banshees and Death Omen Ghosts
  • Animal Ghosts and Phantimals
  • Ghost Hunting with the Pros.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Timeline. Endnotes. Further resources. Glossary. Index.

About the Author(s)

Author and series consulting editor Rosemary Ellen Guiley is one of the leading authorities on the paranormal. She has written 41 nonfiction books on paranormal topics, translated into 14 languages, as well as hundreds of articles. She has appeared on numerous television, documentary, and radio shows. She is a columnist for TAPS Paramagazine and a consulting editor for FATE magazine. Guiley's books include The Encyclopedia of Angels, Second Edition; The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, Third Edition; The Encyclopedia of Saints; The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters; and The Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft, and Wicca, Third Edition, all for Facts On File. She lives in Connecticut.

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