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Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories (1990) [Anthology]
by Arnold M. Anderson Isaac Asimov L. Frank Baum Ambrose Bierce Algernon Blackwood Robert Bloch Anthony Boucher Carole Buggé Willa Cather Mary Elizabeth Counselman August Derleth Helen Eustis Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Frances Garfield Nathaniel Hawthorne Edward D. Hoch Robert E. Howard Bernhardt J. Hurwood Washington Irving Carl Jacobi Henry James Marvin Kaye Henry Kuttner Fritz Leiber Frank Belknap Long H. P. Lovecraft Barry N. Malzberg Don Marquis Richard Matheson Ogden Nash William F. Nolan Edgar Allan Poe Bertha Runkle Jessica Amanda Salmonson Mark Schorer Darrell Schweitzer C.H. Sherman Larry Siegel Henry Slesar Henderson Starke James Thurber Mark Twain Manly Wade Wellman Edith Wharton Edward Lucas White Donald A. Wollheim Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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  • Introduction: The Lively Ghost of Liberty by Marvin Kaye
  • The Triumph of Night by Edith Wharton
  • The White Old Maid by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Victoria by Ogden Nash
  • The Terrible Old Man by H. P. Lovecraft
  • The Problem of the Pilgrims Windmill [Dr. Sam Hawthorne] by Edward D. Hoch
  • The Romance of Certain Old Clothes by Henry James
  • Bones by Donald A. Wollheim
  • The Vacant Lot by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • A Curious Dream by Mark Twain
  • The Man Who Collected Poe by Robert Bloch
  • Guests from Gibbet Island by Washington Irving
  • Our Late Visitor [as by Joseph Lavinson] by Marvin Kaye
  • The Girl with the Beckoning Eyes by Bernhardt J. Hurwood
  • ghosts [from archy and mehitabel] by Don Marquis
  • The Ghost of Washington by Anonymous
  • The Headless Horseman of Paoli by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Artemisia’s Mirror by Bertha Runkle
  • Unto the Fourth Generation by Isaac Asimov
  • The Spook House by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Shot-Tower Ghost by Mary Elizabeth Counselman
  • A Tale of the Ragged Mountains by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Come to the Party by Frances Garfield
  • Nobody Ever Goes There [John] by Manly Wade Wellman
  • Ghost of Buckstown Inn by Arnold M. Anderson
  • The Stuffed Alligator by L. Frank Baum
  • The House of the Nightmare by Edward Lucas White
  • The Elemental by Frank Belknap Long
  • We Are the Dead by Henry Kuttner
  • The Destruction of Smith by Algernon Blackwood
  • The Return of the Moresbys by Henry Slesar
  • The Rider on the Pale Horse by Helen Eustis
  • The Glove by Fritz Leiber
  • Kaena Point by C. H. Sherman
  • Atrocities by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
  • Gibbler’s Ghost [“Full of, Mostly, Bagels and Cream Cheese”] by William F. Nolan
  • They Bite by Anthony Boucher
  • Miracle at Chimayo by Carole Buggé
  • Slaughter House by Richard Matheson
  • The Dead Remember by Robert E. Howard
  • The Night the Ghost Got In by James Thurber
  • Dumb Supper by Henderson Starke
  • The Fear That Walks by Noonday by Willa Cather
  • The Chadwick Pit [“The Pit”] by Carl Jacobi
  • The Return of Andrew Bentley by August Derleth & Mark Schorer
  • Away by Barry N. Malzberg
  • The Strange Guests by Anonymous
  • Another Chance for Casey by Larry Siegel
  • Appendix: The Midnight Tourist’s Guide to Haunted America

Original title: Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts
FictionHorrorHaunted Houses

The following works are contained within this one:
     White Old Maid, the (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
     Tale of the Ragged Mountains, a (1844) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Guests from Gibbet Island (1855) [Short Story]
      Author: Washington Irving
     Romance of Certain Old Clothes, the (1868) [Short Story]
      Author: Henry James
     Terrible Old Man, the (1921) [Short Story]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft
     Man Who Collected Poe, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Bloch
     Slaughter House (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Matheson
     Come to the Party (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Frances Garfield
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     archy and mehitabel (1926) [Collection]
      Author: Don Marquis

Edition #1: Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories

Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Marvin Kaye
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Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories (1991)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Garden City, NY
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages: 582
Notes: Cover: Edward Gorey

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