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Haunted New Orleans: Southern Spirits, Garden District Ghosts, And Vampire Venues Paperback – August 7, 2012
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From Mardi Gras celebrations to the disasters of Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans is filled with ghosts, mysteries, and spooky happenings. Anyone who picks up Haunted New Orleans is sure to get goose bumps. Rather than just a straightforward account of eerie phenomena, this book offers an entertaining storyteller’s twist on the old New Orleans legends and solid historical background. There is also enough information for readers and travelers to visit the sites of these strange occurrences . . . if they dare.
Bourbon Orleans: More than seventeen ghosts have been reported to haunt this historic hotel. The most famous is the devastated bride desperately searching for her groom, a Confederate soldier who died in the war. Who would have thought they would still be looking for each other in this beloved landmark after all these years?
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1: Considered the most haunted cemetery in the world, this “City of the Dead” teems with paranormal activity. Be on your guard for shadowy orbs and apparitions of those who remain amid the ancient gravestones, reminding visitors of the interdependent nature of life and death.
About the Author
Bonnye Stuart is a tenth generation New Orleanian and member of the Perret family. She grew up in the city amid 39 first cousins and lots of aunts and uncles. She got her B.A. in Advertising from the Manship School of Journalism at Louisiana State University and received her M.A. in Communication from the University of New Orleans. Her four children were all born in New Orleans and she has been teaching at the university level for ten years. She writes short stories, poems, and plays many of which are based on her life in New Orleans.