The Haunting of Alabama

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A tour to make you tremble! Alabama’s haunted history is spotlighted in chapters that cover the ghostly escapades and happenings at Rawls Hotel, Heritage Bible College, the USS Alabama, Bayview Bridge, and Marion Military Institute, to name a few. Each entry provides a history of the establishment and offers the possible motivations behind the hauntings. Vivid descriptions of the setting, along with detailed eyewitness accounts, enable the reader to experience the hair-raising events firsthand. Dip into this ghostly guide for a tour of more than forty haunted sites along with stories of their supernatural inhabitants. In each instance, skepticism abounds and the question remains—is there really a ghost?
ISBN: 9781455622900
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Alabama
Series: Haunting
Images: 45
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
In his fascination with ghost lore, college professor Alan Brown has investigated a number of haunted sites. For many years, Brown has studied the history of haunted sites, the narrative themes that reappear in ghost tales, and the connection these stories have to the values of Southerners. His profound interest in Southern folklore has led to more than twenty years of writing about ghost hauntings and legends. Brown obtained his PhD from Illinois State University and teaches English at the University of West Alabama. He has been published and has lectured in the field of American literature and has taught several summer seminars for the Alabama Humanities Foundation. He and his wife live in Meridian, Mississippi, with thier two daughters.
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