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The Ghosts of Chicago
The Ghosts of Chicago
The Windy City's Most Famous Haunts

By: Adam Selzer
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738736112
English  |  360 pages | 5 x 8 x 1 IN
Pub Date: September 2013
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Behind the crumbling walls, under the ancient bricks and the nearly forgotten streetcar tracks, the ghosts of Chicago live on.

From Resurrection Mary and Al Capone to the Murder Castle of H. H. Holmes and the funeral train of Abraham Lincoln, the spine-tingling sights and sounds of Chicago’s yesteryear are still with us . . . and so are its ghosts.

Seeking to find out what we really know about the ghastly past of this famously haunted metropolis, professional ghost hunter and historian Adam Selzer pieces together the truth behind Chicago’s ghosts, and brings to light dozens of never-before-told firsthand accounts. Take a historical tour of the famous and not-so-famous haunts around town, from the Alley of Death and Mutilation to Satan’s Mile and beyond. Sometimes the real story is far different from the urban legend—and most of the time it’s even gorier.

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Ghosts of Lincoln
Ghosts of Lincoln
Discovering His Paranormal Legacy
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Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps
Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps
True Tales of an Accidental Ghost Hunter
Adam Selzer
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