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Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts & Hauntings (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

A Halloween favorite spooks up a new and expanded edition.

A unique guide to the world of the paranormal, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings is a perennial favorite. Now updated, revised, and expanded with new information on ghost hunting and observing, this new edition includes new tips on gathering and recording paranormal data, and a new section devoted to "faking it"showing readers how to haunt their own houses to amuse and bewilder friends.

Expanded appendixes featuring new Internet sites devoted to the paranormal, as well as modern-day "haunted houses" open to the public

Additional information on the origin of spiritualism and its followers

Strong seller for Halloween season

Completely reorganized for easier reading and referencing

Synopsis:

You're no idiot, of course. You know Casper was a friendly ghost and that the Phantom Hitchhiker is someone you'd rather not meet on a deserted highway late at night. But when it comes to knowing the authentic roots of ghost stories--and which ones remain unexplained to this day--you don't stand a ghost of a chance. Don't get spirited away yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings is an eerie investigation into the firsthand accounts, legends, literature, and dramatic works surrounding the world of ghosts. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

About the Author

Tom Ogden has been a professional magician for more than 30 years, which sparked his interest in the paranormal. He has been featured on several televised magic specials and has opened for the Osmond Brothers and Robin Williams, among others. A consistent contributor to such magic magazines as Genii and The Magic Manuscript, he is the author of several books, including 200 Years of the American Circus: From Aba-Daba to Zoppe-Zavata and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Magic Tricks.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028636597
Author:
Ogden, Tom
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
Indianapolis, IN :
Subject:
New Age
Subject:
Supernatural
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Haunted houses
Subject:
Haunted places
Subject:
Genres & Styles - New Age
Subject:
New Thought
Edition Description:
Lifestyle Paperback
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides Lifestyle
Series Volume:
v. 14
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.14x7.38x.93 in. 1.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , You're no idiot, of course. You know Casper was a friendly ghost and that the Phantom Hitchhiker is someone you'd rather not meet on a deserted highway late at night. But when it comes to knowing the authentic roots of ghost stories--and which ones remain unexplained to this day--you don't stand a ghost of a chance. Don't get spirited away yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings is an eerie investigation into the firsthand accounts, legends, literature, and dramatic works surrounding the world of ghosts. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
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