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Body, Mind & Spirit Supernatural

Ghost Stories of Louisiana

by (author) Dan Asfar

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Jun 2007
Category
Supernatural
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894877190
    Publish Date
    Jun 2007
    List Price
    $12.95 USD

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Description

In Louisiana, disbelief in ghosts is not an option. Some of the best-known hauntings in the country are the unsettled spirits that have roamed the bustling French Quarter of New Orleans since its early days. But while the Crescent City teems with historic paranormal characters, the rest of Louisiana is also rife with intriguing and eerie ghost stories. Come explore the Pelican State and uncover its historic supernatural stars: * The ghost of an old woman killed in a car accident returns to her Baton Rouge home to comfort her grieving family. * A young girl's spirit haunts several generations of a family in New Orleans' Garden District. * A mysterious foreigner known only as ''the Sultan'' is massacred along with his servants, forever shrouding his French Quarter dwelling in the mysterious legend of his demise. * Visitors and staff at Oak Alley Plantation, St. James Parish, regularly encounter strange sights and frightening sounds. * Myriad spirits roam the rooms and halls of Myrtles Plantation of St. Francisville, already famous for the eerie tales from its past. * In life, Marie Laveau was undisputed voodoo queen of New Orleans; in death, she still imbues the city with dark magic. * And many more…

About the author

Edrick Thay is the author of almost a dozen books. Born in Edmonton, he holds a degree in English literature from Queen's University in Ontario and a master's degree in journalism from Indiana University. An avid traveler and reader, he currently lives in Toronto.An avid traveler and reader, he longs one day to write from a loft in New York City. In the meantime, he busies himself with expanding his CD collection, improving his skills in the kitchen and finding inspiration in the works of Lahiri, Chabon and Murakami.

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