The Haunting of Las Vegas

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Though the lights rarely go out in Las Vegas, many have reported encounters with otherworldly specters. Ghosts of all varieties haunt halls and corridors, and spirits of famous individuals are reputed to make regular visits. It is not uncommon to hear tales of Elvis idling around backstage at the Hilton Hotel and Liberace appearing at his favorite restaurant, Carluccio's, or playing the piano at his residence known as the "White House." Other famed characters like Bugsy Siegel and Shoney, the once celebrated show elephant of the Luxor hotel, are also known to make their appearances from the other side. Haunted locations abound in this city of sin and frivolity.
ISBN: 9781589805477
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Nevada
Images: 22
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Janice Oberding has had a lifelong interest in the history of the paranormal, which she credits to her grandmother--a ghost hunter herself. Oberding's passion for ghosts has transcended a general interest and developed into a career. She serves as the director of the Nevada Ghosts and Hauntings Research Society and is the area representative for Troy Taylor's American Ghost Society. She has brought her knowledge to the academic sphere, developing courses at several local community colleges. Oberding is the author of five books pertaining to ghostly hauntings around the United States. She has been featured on the Travel and History channels because of her interest and expertise. When she's not hunting or writing about ghosts, Oberding enjoys watching movies with her husband Bill. She resides in Reno, Nevada.
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