Ghostly American Places Visit North America s most spine tingling haunts and discover than forty documented cases of real life ghost dwellings in every region of the U S More than photographs

  • Title: Ghostly American Places
  • Author: Arthur Myers
  • ISBN: 9780517123911
  • Page: 383
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Visit North America s most spine tingling haunts and discover than forty documented cases of real life ghost dwellings in every region of the U.S More than 40 photographs.

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    About "Arthur Myers"

    1. Arthur Myers

      Arthur B Myers, of Wellesley, freelance writer, journalist, investigative reporter, editor, college writing instructor, and in his later years, author of a number of books and articles about ghosts and other paranormal phenomena, died April 8, 2006 He was 88.He was the author of 21 books and than 150 articles and stories in magazines and other publications for both children and adults, including Saturday Review, Coronet, Ladies Home Journal, Sports Illustrated, Collier s, Women s Day, Cricket, Boys Life, and American Girl Mr Myers also wrote a number of articles and stories for remedial reading guides published by Random House, Houghton Mifflin, and Educational Development Laboratories My favorite books are several I have written on the occult, he was fond of saying, acknowledging his interest in the unknown They are serious investigations of hauntings, cases of possession and other such phenomena Those books were generally timed for publication around Halloween, and he enjoyed being interviewed by local and national personalities His first of five books about ghostly goings on, The Ghostly Register Haunted Dwellings, Active Spirits A Journey to America s Strangest Landmarks, was published in 1986 It described incidents throughout the United States and Canada Some chapters involved Massachusetts cases, such as the reported ghost of author Edith Wharton at her mansion in the Berkshire Hills, several incidents at the Colonial Inn in Concord, and reports of a ghost at the former John Stone s Inn in Ashland who supposedly put five dollar bills in the tip jar on the bar, and many others Following its publication, Mr Myers was invited to speak at the annual Boston Globe Book Fair His topic was Ghosts and the Extreme Likelihood of Their Existence Once, after being interviewed on Larry King Live, Mr Myers overheard the notoriously tough and skeptical host of the national television show say to someone backstage, You know, I really believe this guy He wrote four other books on ghostly subjects, including Ghosts of the Rich and Famous 1988 , which detailed supposed sightings of the ghosts of John Wayne and Natalie Wood among others and The Ghostly Gazetteer America s Most Famous Haunted Landmarks 1990.Mr Myers was born October 24, 1917, in Buffalo, New York, the son of Edward A and Isabelle Baker Myers He graduated from the Buffalo public school system and from Hobart College in 1939 with a B.A degree in English He served in the U S Army for four years during World War II.His first book, published in 1966 by Random House with law professor Jeffrey O Connell, was entitled, Safety Last An Indictment of the Auto Industry When Mr Myers s investigations began to disturb people in the automobile industry, he sought counsel from then editor at Random House, Bennett Cerf He was reassured by Mr Cerf If you re sure you re getting at the truth, then carry on, my boy, and don t worry During an adult life devoted to writing, Mr Myers served as assistant city editor of the Washington Post, contributing editor of Coronet magazine, executive editor of the Berkshire Sampler, and in various editorial and reportorial posts at the Rochester Times Union, the Berkshire Eagle and the Bergen NJ Record.His last published book was Communicating with Animals the Spiritual Connection between People and Animals 1997 , which explored the ability of humans to speak telepathically with animals, and vice versa Mr Myers said then, As time went by, I had the urge to expand my work into wider and deeper aspects of the human spirit I have written many books, newspaper articles and stories on unusual subjects I ve written articles on spiritual groups such as the Sufis, dowsers, etc I felt that I was meant to write books that open up human awareness of the afterlife, the before life, and in between spiritual life I suspect that the world is moving toward a greater awareness of

    893 thoughts on “Ghostly American Places”

    1. This book was okay, but it didn t really wow me I thought the writing was pretty elementary And most of the stories didn t really wow me Just a so so read.

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