Download and Read books Ghostland online PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books files for your device. So, you can read the books in any times.

[2.25 MiB] Ghostland books by Colin Dickey

Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Date release:
Size:2.25 MiB
Category:United States, Books, History, Nonfiction, Social Science, Health, Mind & Body, Spirituality
One of NPR’s Great Reads of 2016

“A lively assemblage and smart analysis of dozens of haunting stories…absorbing…[and] intellectually intriguing.” —The New York Times Book Review

From the author of The Unidentified, an intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history that takes readers on a road trip through some of the country’s most infamously haunted placesand deep into the dark side of our history.

Colin Dickey is on the trail of America’s ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned prisons and empty hospitals, the spirits that linger continue to capture our collective imagination, but why? His own fascination piqued by a house hunt in Los Angeles that revealed derelict foreclosures and “zombie homes,” Dickey embarks on a journey across the continental United States to decode and unpack the American history repressed in our most famous haunted places. Some have established reputations as “the most haunted mansion in America,” or “the most haunted prison”; others, like the haunted Indian burial grounds in West Virginia, evoke memories from the past our collective nation tries to forget.

With boundless curiosity, Dickey conjures the dead by focusing on questions of the livinghow do we, the living, deal with stories about ghosts, and how do we inhabit and move through spaces that have been deemed, for whatever reason, haunted? Paying attention not only to the true facts behind a ghost story, but also to the ways in which changes to those facts are madeand why those changes are madeDickey paints a version of American history left out of the textbooks, one of things left undone, crimes left unsolved.

Spellbinding, scary, and wickedly insightful, Ghostland discovers the past we’re most afraid to speak of aloud in the bright light of day is the same past that tends to linger in the ghost stories we whisper in the dark.
  • 150 idées reçues sur l'Histoire
  • Dictionnaire du renseignement
  • Histoire de la Prusse
  • C'était le XXe siècle, tome 4 : De Staline à Kennedy
  • Nouvelle histoire de la Légion étrangère
  • Être esclave
  • De la Grande stratégie
  • Las venas abiertas de América Latina
  • Chefs d'état en guerre
  • Le Propre et le Sale - L'hygiène du corps depuis le Moyen Age
  • Autopsie des morts célèbres
  • Pale Rider
  • Portraits et destins
  • Une histoire des langues et des peuples qui les parlent
  • Histoire de la Russie et de son empire
  • La grande histoire du monde
  • Les grands mensonges de l'histoire
  • La Contamination du monde. Une histoire des pollutions à l'âge industriel
  • Histoire du monde - Tome 2
  • Mieux vaut mourir debout que vivre à genoux
  • Les secrets de la Maison Blanche
  • Américains. 1. Naissance et essor des États-Unis (1607-1945) (Les)
  • Les Grands Vaincus de l'histoire
  • La fin des Empires