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Ghost Stories of Saskatchewan 3

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Ghost Stories of Saskatchewan 3 by Jo-Anne Christensen Book Resume:

Saskatchewan and ghost stories. They go together like a grinning scarecrow in a whisper-dry October field. In 1995, Dundurn successfully published and reprinted numerous times the original Ghost Stories of Saskatchewan. Since that time, an eerie wealth of supernatural accounts have surfaced in this seemingly quiet prairie province. In this third collection, a quiet cemetery apperas to be a portal between the worlds of the living and the dead, a Victorian mansion-turned-restaurant in Moose Jaw remains occupied by the spectral image of the original lady of the house, and a weary traveller near Flaxcombe stops for coffee in a diner that burned to the ground a decade earlier. There are historical tales and personal accounts, legends and lore. And there is much to keep the dedicated ghost fan awake late into the night. Here the reader will find triple the history, mystery, and chills from one of Canada’s established authors int he paranormal genre.

The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890

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The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 by James Mooney Book Resume:

Responding to the rapid spread of the Ghost Dance among tribes of the western United States in the early 1890s, James Mooney set out to describe and understand the phenomenon. He visited Wovoka, the Ghost Dance prophet, at his home in Nevada and traced the progress of the Ghost Dance from place to place, describing the ritual and recording the distinctive song lyrics of seven separate tribes. His classic work (first published in 1896 and here reprinted in its entirety for the first time) includes succinct cultural and historical introductions to each of those tribal groups and depicts the Ghost Dance among the Sioux, the fears it raised of an Indian outbreak, and the military occupation of the Sioux reservations culminating in the tragedy at Wounded Knee. Seeking to demonstrate that the Ghost Dance was a legitimate religious movement, Mooney prefaced his study with a historical survey of comparable millenarian movements among other American Indian groups. In addition to his work on the Ghost Dance, James Mooney is best remembered for his extraordinarily detailed studies of the Cherokee Indians of the Southeast and the Kiowa and other tribes of the southern plains, and for his advocacy of American Indian religious freedom.

The Cherokee Ghost Dance

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The Cherokee Ghost Dance by William Gerald McLoughlin,Walter H. Conser,Virginia Duffy McLoughlin Book Resume:

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Ghost Towns of Oklahoma

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Ghost Towns of Oklahoma by John Wesley Morris Book Resume:

Lists 130 ghost towns in alphabetical order and includes descriptions of each.

The 1870 Ghost Dance

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The 1870 Ghost Dance by Cora Alice Du Bois Book Resume:

The 1870 Ghost Dance was a significant but too often disregarded transformative historical movement with particular impact on the Native peoples of northern California. The spiritual energies of this ?great wave,? as Peter Nabokov has called it, have passed down to the present day among Native Californians, some of whose contemporary individual and communal lives can be understood only in light of the dance and the complex religious developments inspired by it. Cora Du Bois's historical study, The 1870 Ghost Dance, has remained an essential contribution to the ethnographic record of Native Californian cultures for seven decades yet is only now readily available for the first time. Du Bois produced this pioneering work in the field of ethnohistory while still under the tutelage of anthropologist Alfred Louis Kroeber. Her monograph informs our understanding of Kroeber's larger, grand and crucial salvage-ethnographic project in California, its approach and style, and also its limitations. The 1870 Ghost Dance adds rich detail to our understanding of anthropology in California before World War II

Ghost Hunter's Guide to California's Wine Country

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to California's Wine Country by Dwyer, Jeff Book Resume:

Journeys to the heart of the California wine country to visit ancient wineries, vineyards, inns, graveyards, former brothels, and small towns populated by the ghosts of early settlers, explorers, soldiers, Indians, and wine makers, describing more than eighty haunted locations and furnishing background historical information on each. Original.

Ghost Stories of Alberta

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Ghost Stories of Alberta by Barbara Smith Book Resume:

An eerie collection of ghost stories in Alberta, from urban centres to rural areas and the Rocky Mountains.

Classic American Ghost Stories

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Classic American Ghost Stories by Deborah L. Downer Book Resume:

An anthology of two hundred years of ghost lore compiles purportedly true stories from newspapers, journals, and magazines from across the United States

Ghost Rock

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Ghost Rock by Andy Genereux Book Resume:

Ghost Rock is a guide to sport and multi-pitch rock climbs in the Ghost River and Waiparous Creek areas west of Calgary. It gives detailed route descriptions, along with chapter by chapter parking access and approach details. By local standards, the Ghost has climbing on above average rock. Even with 200 new routes since the first edition it is still, however, woefully underdeveloped. Already a mecca for ice climbers, the Ghost is fast becoming one of the premier rockclimbing areas in Western Canada. It is a virtual candy store of new routes and will remain so for some time to come. Over 35 kilometres of steep cliff line, coupled with its remote and relatively wild nature, make for an unforgettable rock climbing experience.

Ghost Towns of Arizona

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Ghost Towns of Arizona by James E. Sherman,Barbara H. Sherman Book Resume:

A pictorial survey of the past history of more than one hundred former mining towns in Arizona

Ghost Hunters of New England

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Ghost Hunters of New England by Alan Brown Book Resume:

Readers tag along with the author and ghost hunters on exciting and frightening investigations of places throughout New England, in a collection of fascinating, startling, and sometimes humorous accounts of ghosts, hauntings, and other supernatural phenomena. Original.

Southern California's Best Ghost Towns

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Southern California's Best Ghost Towns by Philip Varney Book Resume:

The ghost towns of Southern California-some dramatic and nearly intact, others devastated-are well worth visiting. Most are remnants of once-colorful mining towns, though there are also railroad towns, a World War II relocation center, a promoter's swindle, and a failed socialist colony. Some excellent attractions remain. One of the best-preserved stamp mills in the West is in Skidoo. Smelters, homes, stores, and the remarkable wooden American Hotel can be found in Cerro Gordo, which the author calls "California's best true ghost town." Seasoned back-roads traveler Philip Varney, who has visited nearly a hundred ghost towns in the area, provides a down-to-earth and helpful guide to more than sixty of the best in Southern California and nearby Inyo and Kern counties. He defines a ghost town as a town with a population markedly decreased from its peak, one whose initial reason for settlement no longer keeps people there. It can be completely deserted, have a resident or two, or retain genuine signs of vitality, but Varney has eliminated those towns he considers either too populated or too empty of significant remains. The sites are grouped in four chapters in Inyo County, Death Valley, the Mojave Desert and Kern River, and the regions surrounding Los Angeles and San Diego. Each chapter provides a map of the region, a ranking of sites as "major," "secondary," and "minor," information on road conditions, trip suggestions, and tips on the use of particular topographic maps for readers interested in more detailed exploration. Each entry includes directions to a town, a brief history of that town, and notes on its special points of interest. Current photographs provide a valuable record of the sometimes fragile sites. Southern California's Best Ghost Towns will be welcomed both by those who enjoy traveling off the beaten path and by those who enjoy the history of the American West.

Ghost Stories of Ontario

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Ghost Stories of Ontario by John Robert Colombo Book Resume:

A collection of 69 Ontario stories of haunted houses, ghosts, poltergeists, apparitions, and other eerie experiences.

Strindberg's The Ghost Sonata

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Strindberg's The Ghost Sonata by Egil Törnqvist Book Resume:

Generally considered one of milestones in the development of modern drama, August Strindberg's chamber play The Ghost Sonata (1907) has variously been hailed as the first expressionist, surrealist and absurdist drama. In this monograph of the play as text and as performance —the first of its kind—Egil Trnqvist examines, in four chapters, the source text, various translations of it into English, the stage versions of Max Reinhardt, Olof Molander and Ingmar Bergman, and select radio and TV adaptations. In two framing chapters the background and impact of the play are illuminated. Focusing on Bergman's 1973 production, the book in addition contains a rehearsal diary and a transcription of this production. It is concluded with an annotated list of select productions.

Ghost Hunter's Guide to Seattle and Puget Sound

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to Seattle and Puget Sound by Jeff Dwyer Book Resume:

Designed as a guide for locals, new residents, and travelers seeking encounters with apparitions from the unique history of Seattle, this book will enable paranormal adventurers to see beyond the surface of various locations throughout the city, including locations near the Puget Sound. Detailed descriptions and historical background guide readers to sites of natural disasters, tragedies, criminal activities, and ghostly legends and lore. Within these pages Dwyer's extensive knowledge and research guarantee the reader many spectacular, well-informed accounts that will leave them spellbound.

Ghost Hunter's Guide to Los Angeles

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to Los Angeles by Jeff Dwyer Book Resume:

As useful to the paranormally curious tourist, new resident, and local adventurer as to the nonbeliever simply seeking new and unusual spots, Ghost Hunterï¿1/2s Guide to Los Angeles shows you how and where to encounter spirits in the City of Angels. The book covers Los Angeles and surrounding areas from Hollywood to Long Beach as well as destinations in nearby San Diego and Santa Barbara. Suggested stops include familiar locations such as Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Catalina Island, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Lookout Mountain, and missions like Mission San Juan Capistrano, Mission San Buena Ventura, and more. Many other suggested adventures refer to sights where ghosts of movie stars like Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, and Howard Hughes have been seen. There are also numerous anecdotes and leads for exploring more obscure supernatural entities like the"murdered waitress," the"ghost protester,""Indian ghosts," and many other seemingly anonymous spirits around the Los Angeles area. The appendix is full of references for further exploration, including a list of local ghost tours, historical societies and museums, and an exhaustive list of suggested books, Internet resources, films, and national organizations relating to ghostly communications. A handy sighting report form is included to assist witnesses in the case of an encounter.

Ghost Rider

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Ghost Rider by Neil Peart Book Resume:

This bold narrative written by the drummer and lyricist for the band Rush shows how Peart tried to stay alive by staying on the move after the loss of his 19-year-old daughter and his wife. The book will be sold as part of the band's official merchandise during its 47-city American tour. 20 photos. 15 maps.

The Ghost Hunter's Survival Guide

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The Ghost Hunter's Survival Guide by Michelle Belanger Book Resume:

Chasing the unseen has become a popular pastime but most ghost hunters are unaware of the very real harm that can be done by malevolent human spirits, non-human entities, and a host of astral parasites. This guide from medium and paranormal investigator Michelle Belanger features proven protection techniques-and for the skeptics out there, highlights how the methods also work on a psychological level. You'll get straightforward instruction on arming yourself with an array of essential techniques: Perform psychic cleansings Remove attachments Protect dreams Shield spaces Ward to protect a home Remove and bind spirits Cope with spirit possession Woven through each chapter is a gripping, true account of a ghost investigation conducted by Belanger, which provides a framework for understanding when to use these potent defense strategies. Praise: "Michelle Belanger is without a doubt the go-to person for paranormal enthusiasts looking to learn more."—Ryan Buell, founder of the Paranormal Research Society "I highly recommend this book to all those who truly wish to gain respect as a ghost hunter of integrity."—Brad Steiger, author/coauthor of 170 books on paranormal and metaphysical subjects, including Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places "I certainly never thought I needed a book like this, but Michelle has lots of practical advice that even we skeptics can use to keep our heads in order."—Adam Selzer, author of Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps

Five Victorian Ghost Novels

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Five Victorian Ghost Novels by Everett Franklin Bleiler Book Resume:

Full texts of "The Uninhabited House" by Riddell; "The Amber Witch" by Meinhold; "Monsieur Maurice" by Edwards; "A Phantom Lover" by Lee; and "The Ghost of Muir House" by Beale. 6 illustrations.

Ghost Hunter's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area by Jeff Dwyer Book Resume:

Ghost-hunting hobbyist Jeff Dwyer has devised a guide that allows the phantom-seeker in all of us to add spirit sleuthing to our list of typical tourist activities. Ghost Hunter's Guide to the Bay Area highlights more than one hundred haunted spots in and around San Francisco, all accessible to the public, where you can research and organize your own ghost hunt. Complete with handy checklists, procedural tips, and anecdotal evidence of previous sightings at each location, the guide is an inquisitive and informative supplement to--or replacement for--traditional tourist guidebooks of the Bay Area. Whether readers visit familiar haunts such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, Fisherman's Wharf, or lesser-known locations such as the USS Hornet, the Old Bodega Schoolhouse, or the First and Last Chance Saloon, all are sure to encounter places and consider possibilities unexplored by the average visitor. With advice on what to do with a ghost, what to do after the ghost hunt, and other telekinetic tidbits, this guide encourages travelers to be attentive and imaginative travelers, willing to be take that extra spirit-sighting step. For the curious armchair traveler, it is lively twist on Bay Area history and landmarks.

Ghost Dances and Identity

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Ghost Dances and Identity by Gregory Smoak Book Resume:

This innovative cultural history examines wide-ranging issues of religion, politics, and identity through an analysis of the American Indian Ghost Dance movement and its significance for two little-studied tribes: the Shoshones and Bannocks. The Ghost Dance has become a metaphor for the death of American Indian culture, but as Gregory Smoak argues, it was not the desperate fantasy of a dying people but a powerful expression of a racialized "Indianness." While the Ghost Dance did appeal to supernatural forces to restore power to native peoples, on another level it became a vehicle for the expression of meaningful social identities that crossed ethnic, tribal, and historical boundaries. Looking closely at the Ghost Dances of 1870 and 1890, Smoak constructs a far-reaching, new argument about the formation of ethnic and racial identity among American Indians. He examines the origins of Shoshone and Bannock ethnicity, follows these peoples through a period of declining autonomy vis-a-vis the United States government, and finally puts their experience and the Ghost Dances within the larger context of identity formation and emerging nationalism which marked United States history in the nineteenth century.

Colorado Traveler - Colorado Ghost Towns

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Colorado Traveler - Colorado Ghost Towns by Carolyn Bauer Book Resume:

As you travel the state, read about the life and times of people from years past. An excellent map in the centrefold, and driving directions on each page make it easy to find the ghost towns, some now abandoned and others alive with new "pioneers".

Ghost Towns of Texas

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Ghost Towns of Texas by T. Lindsay Baker Book Resume:

"The indefatigable T. Lindsay Baker has now turned his enormous mental and physical energies to the subject and has brought to view - if not to life -eighty-six Texas ghost towns for the reader's pleasure. Baker lists three criteria for inclusion: tangible remains, public access, and statewide coverage. In each case Baker comments about the town's founding, its former significance, and the reasons for its decline. There are maps and instructions for reaching each site and numerous photographs showing the past and present status of each. The contemporary photos were taken, in most instances, by Baker himself, who proves as adept a photographer as he is researcher and writer....Baker has done his work thoroughly and well, within limits imposed by necessity. He obviously had fun in the process and it shows in his prose."---New Mexico Historical Review

The Ghost Festival in Medieval China

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The Ghost Festival in Medieval China by Stephen F. Teiser Book Resume:

Largely unstudied until now, the religious festivals that attracted Chinese people from all walks of life provide the most instructive examples of the interaction between Chinese forms of social life and the Indian tradition of Buddhism. Stephen Teiser examines one of the most important of such annual celebrations. He provides a comprehensive interpretation of the festivities of the seventh lunar month, in which laypeople presented offerings to Buddhist monks to gain salvation for their ancestors. Teiser uncovers a wide range of sources, many translated or analyzed for the first time in any language, to demonstrate how the symbolism, rituals, and mythology of the ghost festival pervaded the social landscape of medieval China.

Ghost-Seers, Detectives, and Spiritualists

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Ghost-Seers, Detectives, and Spiritualists by Srdjan Smajić Book Resume:

This book is a study of the narrative techniques that developed for two very popular forms of fiction in the nineteenth century - ghost stories and detective stories - and the surprising similarities between them in the context of contemporary theories of vision and sight. Srdjan Smajić argues that to understand how writers represented ghost-seers and detectives, the views of contemporary scientists, philosophers, and spiritualists with which these writers engage have to be taken into account: these views raise questions such as whether seeing really is believing, how much of what we 'see' is actually only inferred, and whether there may be other (intuitive or spiritual) ways of seeing that enable us to perceive objects and beings inaccessible to the bodily senses. This book will make a real contribution to the understanding of Victorian science in culture, and of the ways in which literature draws on all kinds of knowledge.

Ghost Walk

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Ghost Walk by Cindy Boyer Book Resume:

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When the Ghost Screams

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When the Ghost Screams by Leslie Rule Book Resume:

I do not know or pretend to know what happens when we die. Still, I hear the ghost scream. I hear the screaming and am compelled to write the stories of those whose lives were snatched away. They are the murder victims, the ones who roam restlessly. They are the headliners of this book." --Leslie Rule Hauntings--the word conjures up immediate and insatiable curiosity. Paranormal author Leslie Rule explores a new twist on this strange phenomenon when she explores brutal deaths--and subsequent hauntings--all over America in When the Ghost Screams. No sector of the country is left untouched by these mystical happenings. The Midwest, Northeast, Southwest, and, of course, Salem, Massachusetts (to which the author has her own bizarre connection), all have unique and gruesome cases of their own ghostly incidents. Furthermore, Leslie's hometown of Seattle, Wash., is rumored to be haunted and has a violent history of its own that is explored. Prominent theory suggests that whether homicide or accidental, a violent death may cause the soul to linger behind on earth. The author's own research leads her to believe unsolved violent deaths may be the cause of the most-observed paranormal activity. Leslie has visited each site and interviewed reliable witnesses who have actually encountered ghosts. Accompanied by the author's own dramatic black-and-white photographs, When the Ghost Screams also introduces sidebar articles on notorious crimes and trials featuring ghosts. Best-selling crime author Ann Rule writes the foreword.

Ghost of Nighthawk

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Ghost of Nighthawk by Calamity Jan Book Resume:

The ghost appears to reside on the second floor of the creepy old Nighthawk Hotel, and Meggie wouldnt be caught dead up there if her best friend didnt need her help. Paige is trapped in an abandoned well and Meggie must rescue her by constructing a rope using the ragged curtains hanging in the windows. In the frantic process, a curtain rod collapses on Meggies head. Stunned, Meggie picks up a crumpled note that falls out of the rusty old curtain rod and finds the first clue to the legendary Haggerty gold-the clue they have been searching for. In a race against time, the Ghostowners follow the clue, exploring old shacks and abandoned mines in Nighthawks Similkameen River Valley. But, why is the pain-in-the-neck kid named Jay Paul Leeberg and an old man named Julian Cooksey, hanging around-perhaps even following them? When they find themselves trapped in the Nighthawk Mine, they learn the shocking truth about the treasure and the Ghost of Nighthawk. Can they escape in time?

New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns

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New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns by Philip Varney Book Resume:

This useful guidebook surveys more than 80 ghost towns, grouped by geographic area. First published in 1981 and now available only from UNM Press, it has been praised in particular for its instructions on how to reach even the most obscure sites. "An invaluable guide to anybody wanting to visit any of New Mexico's ghost towns."--Howard Bryan,Albuquerque Tribune

Ghost Story True or False

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Ghost Story True or False by Michael Schneider Book Resume:

I found myself having paranormal experiences. For a long time I thought I was crazy till I took a picture and saw a shadow in the back ground. So I went round other location locations to see if I can find other images of ghosts. To my surprise there was lots of images that had weird stuff in them. I now believe there are thing out there that have not been explain and I will keep looking for the answers! In this book I have put some true stories in and some false stories. See if you can find out the true or the false without looking in the back of the book.

More Ghost Towns of Texas

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More Ghost Towns of Texas by T. Lindsay Baker Book Resume:

A companion volume to his "Ghost Towns of Texas, More Ghost Towns of Texas" provides readers with comprehensive descriptions, histories, maps, and detailed directions to the most interesting ghost towns in Texas not already covered in the first volume. 199 illustrations. 95 maps.

The Day of Pentecost, Or, The Baptism with the Holy Ghost

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The Day of Pentecost, Or, The Baptism with the Holy Ghost by Edward Irving Book Resume:

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans

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Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans by Jeff Dwyer Book Resume:

This guide is designed for locals, new residents, and travelers seeking the haunted history of the Crescent City and nearby locales. Detailed descriptions and historical background for more than 70 locations guide readers to sites of tragic events where they might encounter ghostly apparitions.

The Ghost and Sebastian

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The Ghost and Sebastian by Bernice Carstens Book Resume:

This is a powerful story about a renowned mystery writer, Sebastian, from New York, an unsolved triple homicide in a mansion in Marblehead Neck, MA in 2006, and, a romantic ghost Jenny. She, her boyfriend and her mother were murdered in that mansion. In January of 2010, the mystery peaks the interest of Sebastian, so his goal is to help find the murderer and write a book. He’s also a criminal psychologist with a master’s degree, a psychic medium and clairvoyant. Sebastian moves to Marblehead and attends a pitch party and meets, Samantha, a romance novelist with magnetic blue eyes, dark hair and a bad temper. He later meets beautiful Katherine who rents him a spooky Victorian mansion. While he lives there, he encounters Jenny’s pale lifelike ghostly apparitions which his life becomes entwined with, and, her spiritual power gives him strange love pleasure that shocks him. Other powerful ghost sightings follow and Katherine and Samantha seek psychotherapy. When Sebastian plans to move out of the mansion, he gets a puzzling surprise. A FASCINATING ROMANTIC GHOST STORY AND A MURDER MYSTERY THAT IS SPELLBINDING!

Giving Up the Ghost

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Giving Up the Ghost by Katherine A. Fowkes Book Resume:

Arguing that our enjoyment of ghost films is linked to masochistic pleasure, Giving up the Ghost provides us with a new way of thinking about the relation between film viewing and gender. A deft but readable application of psychoanalytic theories, especially masochism (by way of Deleuze and Studlar), extends the utility of psychoanalysis to the understanding of film genre and film audiences. It is indispensable reading for scholars and students of film theory.

The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game

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The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game by Alexander Lesser Book Resume:

The Ghost Dance religion that swept through the Plains Indian tribes in the early 1890s was embraced wholeheartedly by the Pawnees. It was a message of hope to a people devastated by the attacks of enemy tribes, the encroachment of white settlers, and the outbreak of epidemics. For the Pawnees, who were looking to the U.S. government and trying unsuccessfully to farm their land, the Ghost Dance movement promised salvation: a restoration of the Indian dead, the buffalo, and the old times. Alexander Lesser shows how the Ghost Dance brought about a partial revival of traditional Pawnee culture and its dances and songs. The ancient guessing hand game, remembered best by a tribe starved for the joy of play, became an important part of the Ghost Dance ritual. What had been a gambling game, a representation of warfare played by men, was transformed into a sacred game played by both sexes as an expression of faith or ?good fortune.? Lesser surveys the history of the Pawnee Indians and their relations with the federal government and describes in detail the Ghost Dance hand games that ?were the chief intellectual product of Pawnee culture? from the onset of the messianic movement to the original publication of this book in 1933. Citing such authorities as James Mooney and Stewart Culin, Lesser produced an enduring classic, now introduced by Alice Beck Kehoe, a professor of anthropology at Marquette University and the author of The Ghost Dance: Ethnohistory and Revitalization.