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Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories

3.93 of 5 stars 3.93  ·  rating details  ·  43 ratings  ·  3 reviews
American ghosts and hauntings abound in this collection of blood-red, bone-white, and cold-blue stories. You'll meet the ghost of George Washington, the headless horseman of Paoli, a haunted football game, and a man who collects Poe. The Mudville ballplayer, Casey, gets a chance to redeem himself. A drunken cowboy commits murder and is brought to justice, but not by judge ...more
582 pages
Published 1994 by Barnes & Noble (first published 1990)
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Vicki G
I still want to know what the first story in this book was about. 'The Triumph of Night,' by Edith Wharton.
BTW it's probably NOT possible for the guy to have been bleeding any significant quantity of fluid and blood from his neck without passing out and eventually dying a LOT faster than the author had it happening. That's why I'm confused.
I see neck wounds almost every single week, sometimes two and three times a DAY. Patients bleeding from that area go under (pass out) pretty damn fast. If the
Like most of these anthologies, I didn't like all of the stories, but most of them were great and the FIRST one by Edith Wharton is beautifully done!!
Sarah Sammis
Excellent collection of stories.
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MARVIN KAYE is the author of sixteen novels, including his Dickensian pastiche, The Last Christmas of Ebenezer Scrooge, now optioned to be made into a feature film, and his just-completed sequel to Frankenstein, as well as the terrifying Fantastique and Ghosts of Night and Morning; the SF cult classics, The Incredible Umbrella and (coauthored with Parke Godwin) The Masters of Solitude, and the cri ...more
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