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Great American Ghost Stories (1991) [Anthology]
by Nancy Varian Berberick Ambrose Bierce Arthur J. Burks Jack Cady Michael Cassutt Jack L. Chalker Mary Higgins Clark Mary Elizabeth Counselman Lester del Rey Harlan Ellison Donald Hamilton Jeff Hecht Helen R. Hull Dahlov Ipcar Burton Kline Madeleine L'Engle Oliver Lafarge Julius Long H. P. Lovecraft Joyce Carol Oates Talmage Powell Seabury Quinn Margaret St. Clair Manly Wade Wellman Donald E. Westlake William Wood Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Anthology of 29 ghost stories, with an introduction by Frank D. McSherry, Jr.

  • Introduction: The Borders of the Unknown by Frank D. McSherry, Jr.
  • Double Vision by Mary Higgins Clark
  • This Is Death [“In at the Death”] by Donald E. Westlake
  • Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes by Harlan Ellison
  • Little Jimmy by Lester del Rey
  • Poor Little Saturday by Madeleine L’Engle
  • On 202 by Jeff Hecht
  • Ransom Cowl Walks the Road by Nancy Varian Berberick
  • School for the Unspeakable by Manly Wade Wellman
  • The Stormsong Runner by Jack L. Chalker
  • Harry’s Ghost by Talmage Powell
  • Herbert West—Reanimator [“Grewsome Tales”] by H. P. Lovecraft
  • The Caller in the Night by Burton Kline
  • Professor Kate by Margaret St. Clair
  • The Guns of William Longley by Donald Hamilton
  • Clay-Shuttered Doors by Helen R. Hull
  • The Stranger by Ambrose Bierce
  • Night-Side by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Drawer 14 by Talmage Powell
  • The Jest of Warburg Tantavul by Seabury Quinn
  • One of the Dead by William Wood
  • Emmett by Dahlov Ipcar
  • Night Court by Mary Elizabeth Counselman
  • The Boarded Window by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Ghosts of Steamboat Coulee by Arthur J. Burks
  • He Walked by Day by Julius Long
  • The Phantom Farmhouse by Seabury Quinn
  • Stillwater, 1896 by Michael Cassutt
  • Ride the Thunder by Jack Cady
  • The Resting Place by Oliver LaFarge
Edited by Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg

Original title: Great American Ghost Stories
Original languages: English

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The following works are contained within this one:
     Boarded Window, the (1889) [Short Story]
      Author: Ambrose Bierce
     Stranger, the (1909) [Short Story]
      Author: Ambrose Bierce
     Caller in the Night, the (1917) [Short Story]
      Author: Burton Kline
     Herbert West—Reanimator (1922) [Short Story]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft
     Phantom Farmhouse, the (1923) [Short Story]
      Author: Seabury Quinn
     Ghosts of Steamboat Coulee, the (1926) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur J. Burks
     Clay-Shuttered Doors (1926) [Short Story]
      Author: Helen R. Hull
     Jest of Warburg Tantavul, the (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Seabury Quinn
     He Walked by Day (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Julius Long
     School for the Unspeakable (1937) [Short Story]
      Author: Manly Wade Wellman
     Professor Kate (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret St. Clair
     Night Court (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Elizabeth Counselman
     Resting Place, the (1954) [Short Story]
      Author: Oliver Lafarge
     Poor Little Saturday (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Madeleine L'Engle
     Little Jimmy (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Lester del Rey
     One of the Dead (1964) [Short Story]
      Author: William Wood
     Drawer 14 (1965) [Short Story]
      Author: Talmage Powell
     Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes (1967) [Novelette]
      Author: Harlan Ellison
     Ride the Thunder (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Jack Cady
     Guns of William Longley, the (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Hamilton
     Harry's Ghost (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Talmage Powell
     This Is Death (1977) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald E. Westlake
     Night-side (1977) [Short Story]
      Author: Joyce Carol Oates
     Stormsong Runner, the (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Jack L. Chalker
     On 202 (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Jeff Hecht
     Stillwater, 1896 (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael Cassutt
     Ransom Cowl Walks the Road (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Varian Berberick
     Double Vision (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Higgins Clark
     Emmett (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Dahlov Ipcar

Edition #1: Great American Ghost Stories

Great American Ghost Stories (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Martin H. Greenberg Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Charles G. Waugh
Introduction by: Frank D. McSherry, Jr.
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Great American Ghost Stories (1991)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Nashville, TN
Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press
ISBN: 9781558531468
Pages: 512

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