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Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories
In this attractive 216 pg. trade paperback (the cover is by nationally-renowned jacket artist Wendell Minor), the authors have given voice to the many divergent--and equally passionate--points of view that surround ghosts and in the process created an intimate portrait of Cape Cod.
In their own words, forty Cape Codders describe ghosts who descend staircases that no longer
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by Cockle Cove Press
(first published May 2004)
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I felt like reading this book because I live at the Cape in an area that the Wampanoag Indian Tribe dwelt and I thought it would be really enlightening. I thought for sure this area would be alive with spirits. Actually my area was covered very briefly in the book and most of the tales reviewed were anecdotal about very benign incidents and feelings that people had when they thought they encountered something out of the ordinary. Most people were not frightened and they looked upon the possible ...more
I thought this would be more compelling - it's supposed to be about ghosts, after all, and I've been to Cape Cod numerous times! I found this instead to be a book more about the people and homes of the Cape, and I found I didn't really care to read about creaks that an old house makes in the middle of the night that its inhabitants attribute to a ghost.