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Nantucket Ghosts

by Blue Balliett

Down East Books | January 1, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents - and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 232 pages, 8.16 × 6.09 × 0.56 in

Published: January 1, 2006

Publisher: Down East Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0892727179

ISBN - 13: 9780892727179

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

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Nantucket Ghosts

Nantucket Ghosts

by Blue Balliett

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 232 pages, 8.16 × 6.09 × 0.56 in

Published: January 1, 2006

Publisher: Down East Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0892727179

ISBN - 13: 9780892727179

About the Book

Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents -- and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable.

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Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents - and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable.

About the Author

Blue Balliett was born in New York City in 1955. She received a degree in art history from Brown University. After graduating, she moved to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts and wrote two books of ghost stories. She eventually moved to Chicago and taught third grade at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Her first children's book, Chasing Vermeer, won the 2005 Edgar Award in the Best Juvenile category. Her other works include The Wright 3 (2006), The Calder Game (2008), and The Danger Box (2010).