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Title:
The world of Venice.
Author:
Morris, Jan, 1926-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1974]
Physical Description:
335 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."

"First American edition."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780151990863

9780156983556
Format :
Book

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Central Library DG674.2 .M65 1974 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Phantoms, werewolves, and the walking dead populate this eerie history of New England that reveals some of the region's darkest secrets#151;all of them true. Tales include the mystery hidden in a quiet Connecticut graveyard, a restless spirit of a murdered soldier roaming an abandoned Rhode Island fort, generations of a Yankee family cursed fornbsp;more thannbsp;three centuries, and a witch haunting the woods near a lost Massachusetts village. Each story is based on firsthand accounts or thoroughly documented lore and is complemented by New England history that gives context by describing the time and place. From haunted castles to ghost towns, this collection of spooky legends sheds new light on some of the strangest events and most mysterious locales of the Northeast.


Summary

Phantoms, werewolves, and the walking dead populate this eerie history of New England that reveals some of the region's darkest secrets#151;all of them true. Tales include the mystery hidden in a quiet Connecticut graveyard, a restless spirit of a murdered soldier roaming an abandoned Rhode Island fort, generations of a Yankee family cursed fornbsp;more thannbsp;three centuries, and a witch haunting the woods near a lost Massachusetts village. Each story is based on firsthand accounts or thoroughly documented lore and is complemented by New England history that gives context by describing the time and place. From haunted castles to ghost towns, this collection of spooky legends sheds new light on some of the strangest events and most mysterious locales of the Northeast.


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