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The Ghost

Author : Charles Churchill

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The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890

James Mooney's remarkable The Ghost-Dance Religion is one of those treasures
from the past that can help us all, Indians and non-Indians alike, to understand
the development of religions, and to appreciate their importance as a uniquely ...

Author : James Mooney

Release : 1991

Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN : 9780803281776

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Responding to the rapid spread of the Ghost Dance among tribes of the western United States in the early 1890s, James Mooney set out to describe and understand the phenomenon. He visited Wovoka, the Ghost Dance prophet, at his home in Nevada and traced the progress of the Ghost Dance from place to place, describing the ritual and recording the distinctive song lyrics of seven separate tribes. His classic work (first published in 1896 and here reprinted in its entirety for the first time) includes succinct cultural and historical introductions to each of those tribal groups and depicts the Ghost Dance among the Sioux, the fears it raised of an Indian outbreak, and the military occupation of the Sioux reservations culminating in the tragedy at Wounded Knee. Seeking to demonstrate that the Ghost Dance was a legitimate religious movement, Mooney prefaced his study with a historical survey of comparable millenarian movements among other American Indian groups. In addition to his work on the Ghost Dance, James Mooney is best remembered for his extraordinarily detailed studies of the Cherokee Indians of the Southeast and the Kiowa and other tribes of the southern plains, and for his advocacy of American Indian religious freedom.

The Ghost Dance

The tragic history of those Ghost Dance Movements of the last century ended with
the massacre at Wounded Knee. Today the sense that things are coming apart
troubles nations around the globe, troubles children as well as adults. More than

Author : Alice McLerran

Release : 2001-03

Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN : 9780618111435

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An account of the Ghost Dance movement, recalls how Native American peoples danced together in the hope of restoring their old world but soon encountered tragedy with the massacre at Wounded Knee

Strindberg's The Ghost Sonata

Acts I II Act HI The rescue of the Young Lady Rescue attempt by the Old Man
Rescue attempt by the Student Revenge attempt by the Old Man Revenge
attempt by the Cook The Student's experience of life In The Ghost Sonata
Strindberg ...

Author : Egil Törnqvist

Release : 2000-01-01

Publisher : Amsterdam University Press

ISBN : 9053564357

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Generally considered one of milestones in the development of modern drama, August Strindberg's chamber play The Ghost Sonata (1907) has variously been hailed as the first expressionist, surrealist and absurdist drama. In this monograph of the play as text and as performance —the first of its kind—Egil Trnqvist examines, in four chapters, the source text, various translations of it into English, the stage versions of Max Reinhardt, Olof Molander and Ingmar Bergman, and select radio and TV adaptations. In two framing chapters the background and impact of the play are illuminated. Focusing on Bergman's 1973 production, the book in addition contains a rehearsal diary and a transcription of this production. It is concluded with an annotated list of select productions.

The Ghost Writer

... the houses of parliament—a foreigner's image of England. “I'm amazed this
hasn't been in the papers,” I “Oh, but it has. Nobody's made a secret of it. said.
THe GHosT 5 body: “I bet the morgue attendant is still talking ...

Author : Robert Harris

Release : 2010-03-23

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN : 1439130477

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Retired British prime minister Adam Lang sets out to write a tell-all memoir of his life and political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's time in office.

The Ghost of Fossil Glen

“Can't you just picture the two of us at the police station explaining that a ghost
has informed us that she was murdered?” “Well, there's the diary,” said Dub. “I
know, but it's not really proof,” said Allie. “It ends with her saying she's scared.

Author : Cynthia DeFelice

Release : 2010-03-30

Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN : 1429930535

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The Ghost of Fossil Glen gripping ghost story and murder mystery by a popular and highly regarded author. Allie Nichols knows she's being pursued by a ghost. But her friend Karen calls her a liar and doesn't want to hear "stuff like that." It is Allie's old pal Dub who listens eagerly as Allie tells him about a voice that guides her safely down a steep cliff side, the face in her mind's eye of a girl who begs "Help me," and a terrible nightmare in which that girl falls to her death. Who is the girl? Is she the ghost? And what does the ghost want from Allie? As Allie discovers that her role is to avenge a murder, she also learns something about friendship, false and true, in the latest chilling tale from best selling author Cynthia DeFelice.

The Ghost in the Atom

Nine distinguished physicists consider the conceptual foundations of quantum physics--its paradoxes as well as its profound implications for the theory of nature--within a text based on a BBC radio documentary broadcast.

Author : P. C. W. Davies

Release : 1993-07-30

Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN : 9780521457286

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Nine distinguished physicists consider the conceptual foundations of quantum physics--its paradoxes as well as its profound implications for the theory of nature--within a text based on a BBC radio documentary broadcast.

The Ghost Hunter's Survival Guide

But time and again, when a family goes so far as to seek out a group of
professional ghost hunters to investigate their home, what they want is peace of
mind. The four approaches—magical, psychic, religious, and skeptical—
mentioned above ...

Author : Michelle Belanger

Release : 2010-11-08

Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN : 0738722561

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Chasing the unseen has become a popular pastime but most ghost hunters are unaware of the very real harm that can be done by malevolent human spirits, non-human entities, and a host of astral parasites. This guide from medium and paranormal investigator Michelle Belanger features proven protection techniques-and for the skeptics out there, highlights how the methods also work on a psychological level. You'll get straightforward instruction on arming yourself with an array of essential techniques: Perform psychic cleansings Remove attachments Protect dreams Shield spaces Ward to protect a home Remove and bind spirits Cope with spirit possession Woven through each chapter is a gripping, true account of a ghost investigation conducted by Belanger, which provides a framework for understanding when to use these potent defense strategies. Praise: "Michelle Belanger is without a doubt the go-to person for paranormal enthusiasts looking to learn more."—Ryan Buell, founder of the Paranormal Research Society "I highly recommend this book to all those who truly wish to gain respect as a ghost hunter of integrity."—Brad Steiger, author/coauthor of 170 books on paranormal and metaphysical subjects, including Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places "I certainly never thought I needed a book like this, but Michelle has lots of practical advice that even we skeptics can use to keep our heads in order."—Adam Selzer, author of Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps

The Ghost of Soda Creek

But I do feel miserable, even though I'm not being logical.” “I wish I could help,
Kelly.” Her father spoke gently. "Try to remember that this is just a ghost that we're
talking about. We've all gone from not believing in ghosts 150 The Ghost of Soda

Author : Ann Walsh

Release : 2009-03-02

Publisher : Dundurn

ISBN : 9781554886425

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Short-listed for the 1990 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award Moving to Soda Creek, a former Gold Rush boomtown in the Cariboo region of interior British Columbia, Kelly Linden and her father try to begin their lives again after a tragic family accident.

The Ghost Festival in Medieval China

doubt that the ghost festival pervaded the entire social landscape of medieval
China, the question of how to portray that landscape — as Buddhist, Taoist, orjust
plain ...

Author : Stephen F. Teiser

Release : 1988

Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN : 9780691026770

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Largely unstudied until now, the religious festivals that attracted Chinese people from all walks of life provide the most instructive examples of the interaction between Chinese forms of social life and the Indian tradition of Buddhism. Stephen Teiser examines one of the most important of such annual celebrations. He provides a comprehensive interpretation of the festivities of the seventh lunar month, in which laypeople presented offerings to Buddhist monks to gain salvation for their ancestors. Teiser uncovers a wide range of sources, many translated or analyzed for the first time in any language, to demonstrate how the symbolism, rituals, and mythology of the ghost festival pervaded the social landscape of medieval China.

When the Ghost Screams

She had seen the amazing photograph of the ghost cat, taken by an Oregon
woman, in my book Ghosts Among Us and wanted to borrow the photo for a
presentation she was giving at a paranormal conference. My computer crashed,
and all of ...

Author : Leslie Rule

Release : 2011-08-01

Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN : 9781449402808

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I do not know or pretend to know what happens when we die. Still, I hear the ghost scream. I hear the screaming and am compelled to write the stories of those whose lives were snatched away. They are the murder victims, the ones who roam restlessly. They are the headliners of this book." --Leslie Rule Hauntings--the word conjures up immediate and insatiable curiosity. Paranormal author Leslie Rule explores a new twist on this strange phenomenon when she explores brutal deaths--and subsequent hauntings--all over America in When the Ghost Screams. No sector of the country is left untouched by these mystical happenings. The Midwest, Northeast, Southwest, and, of course, Salem, Massachusetts (to which the author has her own bizarre connection), all have unique and gruesome cases of their own ghostly incidents. Furthermore, Leslie's hometown of Seattle, Wash., is rumored to be haunted and has a violent history of its own that is explored. Prominent theory suggests that whether homicide or accidental, a violent death may cause the soul to linger behind on earth. The author's own research leads her to believe unsolved violent deaths may be the cause of the most-observed paranormal activity. Leslie has visited each site and interviewed reliable witnesses who have actually encountered ghosts. Accompanied by the author's own dramatic black-and-white photographs, When the Ghost Screams also introduces sidebar articles on notorious crimes and trials featuring ghosts. Best-selling crime author Ann Rule writes the foreword.

The ghost

Author : Clara Sicard

Release : 1863

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The Ghost in the Attic #2

A brand-new young chapter book series from Edgar Award winner Dori Hillestad Butler!

Author : Dori Hillestad Butler

Release : 2014-08-14

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 0698181573

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A brand-new young chapter book series from Edgar Award winner Dori Hillestad Butler! After successfully solving the mystery of the ghost in the library, Kaz and Claire land the first case for their detective agency—a haunted attic in a neighbor’s home! With a little help from Grannie, Kaz and Claire discover that what appeared to be something spooky has a much simpler explanation.

The Ghost Works a Puzzle

When Angela Shilliday discovers she isn't up to the task of authoring the biography of Dr. Andrew Povitch, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, she hires Nell Bane to ghostwrite the book.

Author : Nancy Parsons

Release : 2014-03

Publisher :

ISBN : 0985368993

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When Angela Shilliday discovers she isn't up to the task of authoring the biography of Dr. Andrew Povitch, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, she hires Nell Bane to ghostwrite the book. As they work, Nell begins to learn that her client, who appears to have everything, still wants more. Angela, in fact, wants everything and will apparently exceed all boundaries to get it. As the writing project proceeds, Nell Bane finds herself a reluctant witness to human ambition, deceit and grief. Ethics, psychology and intrigue are the hallmarks of a Nell Bane novel.

The Ghost Who Was Says I Do

BY BOBBI HOLMES The Ghost of Marlow House, Book 1 The Ghost Who Loved
Diamonds, Book 2 The Ghost Who Wasn't, Book 3 The Ghost Who Wanted
Revenge, Book 4 The Ghost of Halloween Past, Book 5 The Ghost Who Came for

Author : Bobbi Holmes

Release : 2019-02-10

Publisher : Bobbi Holmes


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A Valentine’s Day Wedding at Marlow House? Love is in the air—along with secrets—some are deadlier than others. Will secrets from Clint Marlow’s past come back to haunt Walt and Danielle?

When the Ghost Dog Howls

ALL-NEW! ALL-TERRIFYING! Also Available from Scholastic Audio Books.

Author : R. L. Stine

Release : 2010-01

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

ISBN : 0545161940

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When Andy and his cousin Marnie visit HorrorLand and Andy takes home a tooth that can grant wishes and came from a dog with evil powers, at first they are thrilled about the wishes, but then things start going wrong.

The Ghost

The ghost will also be under pressure from the publishers to dig up something
controversial that they can use to sell serial rights and to generale publicity at the
time of publication. Ghostwriting It was my old friend the deaf taxi driver who ...

Author : Robert Harris

Release : 2010-09-07

Publisher : Random House

ISBN : 1409021343

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A tie-in edition of the Sunday Times bestselling contemporary thriller, to coincide with the release of the Golden Globe award-winning film directed by Roman Polanski; starring Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. 'The moment I heard how McAra died I should have walked away. I can see that now...' The narrator of Robert Harris's gripping new novel is a professional ghostwriter - cynical, mercenary, and with a nice line in deadpan humour. Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities, he jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter and finishing the book in the seclusion of a luxurious house. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in circumstances that were distinctly suspicious, and the ex-prime minister turns out to be a man with secrets in his past that are returning to haunt him - secrets with the power to kill. The Times has called Robert Harris 'the leading current exponent of the intelligent literary thriller'. The Ghost is his most compelling novel yet.

The Ghost

The inmost and central throne of my soul was commanded by this implacable
ghost, this ghost which did not speak, but which conveyed its ideas by means of a
single glance, a single sneer. It was strange that I should be aware at once what

Author : Arnold Bennett

Release : 2014-06-01

Publisher : The Floating Press

ISBN : 1776538994

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British writer Arnold Bennett rose to literary prominence as a chronicler of life in the quiet, low-key villages of the Potteries district of Staffordshire. In The Ghost, Bennett applies his skill with detailed description, memorable characters and emotional subtlety to a love story with strong elements of the supernatural.

The Ghost Runner

My ghost runner served me well back then. Now I'm searching for a real ghost
runner. And maybe that's not as insane here in Lithia as it would be anywhere
else. I keep discovering, the hard way usually, that Lithia is not like any other
place ...

Author : Blair Richmond

Release : 2012-11-01

Publisher : Ashland Creek Press

ISBN : 1618220187

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"Vegan vampires, Shakespearean actors, food–co-op aficionados and serious runners face off against old-school bloodsuckers and rapacious, forest-devouring builders in this follow-up to Out of Breath (2011) set in—where else?—Lithia…Spunky Kat is good company; Alex and Roman are better defined this time around, but most vivid character honors go to the setting, whose tall evergreens and babbling brooks, shadowed by brooding mountains, enhance the sturdy plot. Thoroughly entertaining." —Kirkus Reviews "[A] fast-paced trilogy…The Ghost Runner perfectly captures its setting while adding in engaging characters and a dose of the supernatural." —Ashland Daily Tidings Introducing Book Two in the Lithia Trilogy… In The Ghost Runner, Kat is still in Lithia, trying not to see Roman’s face everywhere she looks. It’s not easy, but she tries to move on: She starts taking classes at the local college, keeps up with her job at the running store, and is beginning a relationship with Alex. Yet Kat’s past is never far behind, and as old ghosts begin to catch up with her, she finds herself fighting to defend the things she believes in, from the hope of a new family to the deeply wooded forests that she has begun to call home. As her relationship with Alex begins to crumble, a new secret from her past emerges, and she is once again torn between those she loves as she struggles to reconcile her dark past with her hopes for a brighter future. The Ghost Runner, continuing Kat's adventures in Out of Breath, brings us further into the mysterious town of Lithia, where the old traditions of logging and gold mining—and the new traditions of development—collide with conservation. Meanwhile, the spirits of the town keep watch over everything—and occasionally find it necessary to intervene… The Lithia Trilogy, which blends adventure and the paranormal with environmental awareness and Shakespeare, offers an exciting new series in young adult fiction.