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13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey (edition 1978)

by Kathryn Tucker Windham, Margaret Gillis Figh

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Title:13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey
Authors:Kathryn Tucker Windham
Other authors:Margaret Gillis Figh
Info:The Strode Publishers (1978), Edition: Seventh Printing, Hardcover
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I grew up enjoying hearing Kathryn Tucker Windham tell storied in my elementary classrooms! She got me hooked on storytelling, and maybe even on ghost stories too. Since I grew up in Alabama, this book was the first of Windham's that I read, so it holds a special place in my heart. ( )
  dukefan86 | Apr 1, 2013 |
I have always loved this book since I was little. This book was legendary among schoolchildren in Alabama in the 70s and 80s. Such fun to read some of the ghost stories from state history. ( )
  dd196406 | Nov 25, 2012 |
Can I just tell you that I LOVE Kathryn Tucker Windham. Hers were the first ghost stories I ever read and had the distinction of being the only ones that earned my Mum's approval. This book was in my house growing up and was a favorite of mine. Ms. Windham has an amazing talent for making history come to life with her stories; I remember more history from her books than I do my Alabama History class. Maybe it was the touch of mysticism that found its way into her stories. Each story is well-written and vibrant and her talent shines through. ( )
  cullumosity | Feb 1, 2007 |
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An informal anthology of Alabama ghost stories, compiled and retold by Selma journalist and storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham. It's prefaced by an account of "Jeffrey," a ghost living in the author's home.
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