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Great American Ghost Stories (American Ghosts)

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Published by Thomas Nelson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Short stories,
  • Horror - General,
  • Horror Fiction,
  • Fiction - Horror,
  • Fiction,
  • Horror - Anthologies,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit / Supernatural,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFrank McSherry (Editor), Charles Waugh (Editor), Martin Greenberg (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8605805M
ISBN 101558535810
ISBN 109781558535817
OCLC/WorldCa228377762

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