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The Resource A history of ghosts : the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters, by Peter H. Aykroyd ; with Angela Narth ; foreword by Dan Aykroyd

A history of ghosts : the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters, by Peter H. Aykroyd ; with Angela Narth ; foreword by Dan Aykroyd

Label
A history of ghosts : the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters
Title
A history of ghosts
Title remainder
the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters
Statement of responsibility
by Peter H. Aykroyd ; with Angela Narth ; foreword by Dan Aykroyd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the story of the development of spiritualism, interweaving the author's personal history--which includes the inspiration for his son's film "Ghostbusters"--with a larger narrative about the role the paranormal has played in American culture
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331867
Cataloging source
DLC
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1922-
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Aykroyd, Peter H.
Dewey number
133.109
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1241
LC item number
.A95 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Narth, Angela
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True
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  • Spiritualism
  • Ghosts
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of seances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters
Label
A history of ghosts : the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters, by Peter H. Aykroyd ; with Angela Narth ; foreword by Dan Aykroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Prologue -- Ghosts at home : the home circle -- Ghosts abroad : the international stage -- Ghosts today -- Extraordinary skills -- From séance to screen -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn317455958
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 237 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605298757
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009018360
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)317455958
Label
A history of ghosts : the true story of séances, mediums, ghosts, and ghostbusters, by Peter H. Aykroyd ; with Angela Narth ; foreword by Dan Aykroyd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Prologue -- Ghosts at home : the home circle -- Ghosts abroad : the international stage -- Ghosts today -- Extraordinary skills -- From séance to screen -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn317455958
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 237 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605298757
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009018360
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)317455958

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