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Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans - cover

Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans

Jeff Dwyer

Publisher: Pelican Publishing

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Summary

It’s not hard to find restless spirits in the Big Easy. Let the popular paranormal investigator guide you through its winding streets and history.  
 
Newly revised and updated, this installment in the much-acclaimed Ghost Hunter’s Guide Series is designed for locals, new residents, and travelers seeking the haunted history of the Crescent City and nearby locations. Detailed descriptions and historical background for more than two hundred locations guide readers to sites where they might encounter ghostly apparitions. 
 
Sites and spirits in the Garden District and French Quarter include the ghosts of voodoo priestesses, victims of yellow-fever epidemics, several well-known French Quarter restaurants, and the famous Lalaurie Mansion, thought to be the most haunted house in New Orleans. A section on City Park, the Faubourg Marigny, and nearby Chalmette, the site of the Battle of New Orleans, is also provided. A chapter dedicated to day trips suggests the paranormal possibilities awaiting travelers destined for the famous River Road plantations and Baton Rouge. 
 
Praise for Jeff Dwyer’s Ghost Hunter’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area 
 
“While sometimes scary, [the ghost stories] more often serve as reminders of the sometimes quirky, and oftentimes tragically haunting, history of the people of California.” —The Reporter (Vacaville, CA) 
 
“I thought I knew everything about the wine country, but I apparently overlooked the protoplasmic ‘walk by night’ world.” —Mick Winter, author of The Napa Valley Book
Available since: 09/15/2016.
Print length: 274 pages.

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