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Haunted Memphis (Haunted America)

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Much like its muddy riverbanks, the mid-South is flooded with tales of shadowy spirits lurking among us. Beyond the rhythm of the blues and tapping of blue suede shoes is a history steeped in horror. From the restless souls of Elmwood Cemetery to the voodoo vices of Beale Street, phantom hymns of the Orpheum Theatre and Civil War soldiers still looking for a fight, peer be ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by History Press (SC)
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Having lived in Memphis for the better part of my life, I’m well aware of the violence that happens in this city. It just seems like there would be more ghosts hanging around, but I guess not as this is a pretty short book. It is pretty interesting to learn about all of the supposed hauntings around the city and the stories behind some of them. The biggest problem with the book is that a lot of it is just Memphis history and doesn't necessarily further the narrative regarding the hauntings…it ju ...more
This was a good book. Wish it would have been longer & more in detailed. I have lived in Memphis all my life and they had several that I had never heard of. There was a person that she had "quoted" in there that is not reliable, but I'm sure the author did not know it at the time.
Kim Fiveash
I really enjoyed reading this book and learning about the "darker" side of Memphis History. Even if you are not a believe in the "spirits" it's still full of excellent information about Memphis's rich history.
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