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Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors (Paperback)

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New England's dark hills, fogbound coasts, and hidden villages have inspired generations of writers such as Hawthorne, Lovecraft, and King. But these authors' dark imaginings pale when compared to little-known but well-documented and true tales. In this delightfully spine-tingling tour of all six New England states, Citro chronicles the haunted history and folklore of a region steeped in hardship and horror, humor and pathos.

About the Author

Called the "Bard of the Bizarre" by the Boston Globe, Joseph A. Citro is a popular lecturer and public-radio personality.

Praise For…

"The formidable storytelling skills of Citro...make this volume a diverse and compelling read." Chattanooga Free Press

"Spine-tingling tales of New England hauntings are captured in over forty colorful short stories. All six New England states were toured in the compilation of this collection: the result is a diverse and compelling collection." Midwest Book Review

"Written with wit and verve...it's a celebration of the mysterious nature of the human imagination." Burlington Free Press
Product Details
ISBN: 9781576300596
ISBN-10: 1576300595
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 1997
Pages: 320
Language: English