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- DescriptionMore than evoking chills down the spine and cautious glances over one's shoulder, spooky stories create lasting bonds and memories between friends and family. The tradition of storytelling ties generations together with exciting new tales and familiar folklore that has sparked superstitions and legends.In Kentucky Hauntings: Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History, beloved storytellers Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown present a thrilling collection of pararmal tales that will appeal to anyone looking for a friendly scare. Weaving together factual accounts of unexplained events, peculiar headlines, and local legends passed down from a time when most homes lacked electricity, Kentucky Hauntings combines stories with commentary on historic customs. From telling the bees about a death in the family, to a friendly fool's errand practical joke gone horribly wrong, and from terrifying haunted houses to the lifesaving Bathtub Ghost, readers are transported to a world of age-old superstitions and pararmal experiences. Whether shared around the fire on a crisp autumn night or whispered in a huddle of close friends at a summer sleepover, these eerie stories will thrill and excite anyone who loves a good scare.
- Author BiographyRoberta Simpson Brown is a retired teacher and an acclaimed storyteller. She is the author of T he Walking Trees and Other Scary Stories, Queen of the Cold-Blooded Tales, and Scared in School.Lonnie E. Brown is a musician and author of Stories You Won't Believe. He also coauthored Spooky, Kooky Poems for Kids and Spookiest Stories Ever: Four Seasons of Kentucky Ghosts with his wife Roberta.
- Author(s)Lonnie E Brown,Roberta Simpson Brown
- PublisherThe University Press of Kentucky
- Date of Publication30/08/2013
- SubjectPopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationLexington
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University Press of Kentucky
- Weight345 g
- Width129 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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