Tag: Ghosts

Ghosts of the Past A memoir of a childhood in Port Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand, in the 1950s


Free Download Odette Taylor, "Ghosts of the Past: A memoir of a childhood in Port Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand, in the 1950s"
English | 2021 | ISBN: 1528985656, 1528985664 | EPUB | pages: 32 | 5.9 mb
Odette grew up on Hardinge Road directly across from the ocean. Everyday upon waking, she would rush outside to view the sea. Was it calm, with the sun dappling on the water, or was it stormy, with the waves crashing onto the shore? The sea was part of her life.

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The Weiser Field Guide to Ghosts Apparitions, Spirits, Spectral Lights and Other Hauntings of History and Legend


Free Download Raymond Buckland, "The Weiser Field Guide to Ghosts: Apparitions, Spirits, Spectral Lights and Other Hauntings of History and Legend"
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1578634512 | EPUB | pages: 192 | 4.4 mb
From battlefield and biblical ghosts to poltergeists and orbs, The Wesier Field Guide to Ghosts examines categories and subcategories of ghosts across time and cultures, including commonalities and misconceptions. Stories of encounters, legendary ghosts, and haunted places are all covered in this beautifully illustrated compendium, a veritable A-Z of the otherworld. The Wesier Field Guide to Ghosts is concise and comprehensive, complete with practical tips on ghost hunting and suggested further reading.

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Savage Gods, Silver Ghosts In The Wild with Ted Hughes


Free Download Ehor Boyanowsky, "Savage Gods, Silver Ghosts: In The Wild with Ted Hughes"
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1553653238 | EPUB | pages: 208 | 1.5 mb
They met at a poetry reading, but Ehor Boyanowsky and British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes became friends through their shared – and unquenchable – passion for fishing. Against the backdrop of the Dean River, one of the greatest steelhead rivers in the world, the two men explored their mutual regard for the planet’s wild places. Boyanowsky draws on personal correspondence, interviews, and journal entries to recreate their encounters in the 1980s and ’90s, when Hughes was at the height of his power and influence, and to paint an intimate portrait of a lifelong outdoorsman, conservationist, and artist. The book also goes behind the creative process as fishing logs transmute into poetry, talk becomes action, and the queen’s bard composes impromptu bawdy verse on the drive to a stag party. Boyanowsky realizes he’s been privileged to see a Hughes who is different from the public persona. In these tales of male friendship and the primal act of fly fishing, the reader gets glimpses of the "nature red in tooth and claw" that drew Ted Hughes to Canada – and rekindled his love of the natural world.

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Ghosts of Idaho’s Magic Valley Hauntings and Lore (Haunted America)


Free Download Andy Weeks, "Ghosts of Idaho’s Magic Valley:: Hauntings and Lore (Haunted America)"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1609496019, 1540231607 | EPUB | pages: 128 | 2.2 mb
Barking dogs, silent birds and a malodorous stench foretell encounters with the ghostly apparitions and strange creatures that stalk Magic Valley. Are these just fanciful notions and figments of the imagination? Not according to eyewitnesses who swear things really do go bump in the night in south central Idaho. Read about the Stricker Ranch caretaker awakened by the phantom of a pioneer woman, the piercing red eyes that frightened visitors at Albion’s normal school campus, the couple whose property is haunted by ancient spirits and the woman and her grandson who encountered Bigfoot’s foul stench in a local wilderness. Turn on the lights, get cozy and read on as author Andy Weeks investigates the phenomena and local lore of Idaho’s Magic Valley.

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