The Nearly Departed

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Pr
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Phantoms of the Paramount, Shadows on Third Avenue, The Legend of Ann Lake, The Boy in the Red Cap. Veteran ghost hunter Michael Norman has uncovered almost three dozen stories of legitimate Minnesota eeriness to thrill readers.

Author Biography

Michael Norman is a retired associate professor of journalism and mass communications at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has assembled and co-written five collections of American ghost stories, including Haunted Wisconsin, Haunted Heartland, Haunted America, and Historic Haunted America.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Peek-a-Boop. 3
Shadows on Third Avenuep. 17
Heiny Hansonp. 24
A Final Partingp. 33
No Escapep. 37
Forget Us Notp. 44
What Tunis Parkin Sawp. 52
The Lydia Mysteryp. 57
The Caretakersp. 70
The Legend of Ann Lakep. 78
Frozen Johnp. 85
The Late Mrs. Randallp. 90
Incident on Highway 11p. 94
Mistress Mollyp. 98
Bullets Can't Kill Themp. 108
Night Clerkp. 118
Unfortunate Hermanp. 132
Something Stirsp. 136
The Lutefisk Ghostp. 143
A Cosmic Resortp. 150
Lost in Timep. 164
Dust to Dustp. 171
Phantoms of the Paramountp. 175
Getting Billedp. 183
The Lovelorn Farmerp. 191
The Watchersp. 200
Doorway to the Other Sidep. 214
The Nannyp. 224
Was It Mrs. Moriarity?p. 231
Sally Coffeep. 234
Old Earlp. 239
The Mad Priestp. 249
The Boy in the Red Capp. 256
Appendix: Another Fifteen Frightsp. 271
Acknowledgmentsp. 283
Selected Bibliographyp. 285
Index to Place Namesp. 288
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