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Infamous Bell Witch of Tennessee

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  54 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
No ghost in history could hold a candle to the infamous Bell Witch of Tennessee. Intelligent, crafty, violent -- the Bell Witch held the little town of Adams in a siege of terror for almost four years. Even today "Kate", as she is sometimes called, is still rumored to lurk in Robertson County, mostly in a small cave on a bluff overlooking Red River. And judging from the nu ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Overmountain Press
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Cathy
Apr 12, 2015 Cathy rated it liked it
I originally picked this book up in the airport when traveling through Nashville. I came across it again when cleaning out an unused bedroom in our house, sat down and read it. It's short and can be read in a single sitting (which I did). Sandwiched between Chaos and The Prince -- well it obviously isn't in the same class. Still, it was informative, a piece of Tennessee history I didn't know and easy to read. I enjoyed reading it.
Dominique Lamssies
Aug 04, 2014 Dominique Lamssies rated it really liked it
A well written and thorough account of possibly America's greatest ghost story. The writer not only knows the facts of the case, but manages to convey them with a poetry becoming of the topic. Worth a read.
Clark Rowland
Dec 07, 2009 Clark Rowland rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Children and teens
Recommended to Clark by: Found it on my own
Charles Edwin Price is a respected and well-known storyteller from the mountains of Tennessee and Virginia, and his account of the infamous Bell Witch legend is one of his best works.

From cover to cover, the book kept my interest and even scared me in a few places. Price also does a nice job of laying out the story so that it's easy to follow.

The only downside to this well-written book is that it doesn't provide any new or historical information.
Shelley
Sep 17, 2009 Shelley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book took be almost two weeks to complete. I was scared the whole way through. He described the encounters of the family as if I was there. I would recommend for an October reading
Marissa
Nov 23, 2012 Marissa rated it liked it
I actually got scared reading this.
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