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Spectral America: Phantoms and the National Imagination (Ray and Pat Browne Book) Paperback – May 15, 2004

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"Ghosts are a booming industry, and this eclectic and engaging collection of studies, both literary and historical, addresses America’s relationship to the spectral."—Lynette Carpenter, Ohio Wesleyan University, editor of Haunting the House of Fiction



"I know of no other book currently in print that explores with the same level of intellectual and critical seriousness the scope of spectral phenomena covered in this collection."—Tony Magistrale, University of Vermont, author of Poe’s Children

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  • Series: Ray and Pat Browne Book
  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Popular Press 3; 1 edition (May 15, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0299199541
  • ISBN-13: 978-0299199548
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,603,964 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The book arrived in great condition and in a timely manner. I enjoyed the material and it provided a more in-depth look at the beliefs and superstitions that surround paranormal and supernatural beliefs in American culture.
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