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Book Information: Ghosts

Ghosts (1990) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

“On a building site of a new, luxury apartment building, visitors looked up at the strange, irregular form of the water tank that crowned the edifice, and the big parabolic dish that would supply television images to all the floors. On the edge of the dish, a sharp metallic edge on which no bird would have dared to perch, three completely naked men were sitting, with their faces turned up to the midday sun; no one saw them, of course.”

Ghosts revolves around an immigrant worker's family squatting on the haunted construction site of a luxury condominium building. All of the workmen and their wives and children see the ghosts, who literally hang around the place, but one teenage girl becomes the most curious. Her questions about the ghosts get so intense that her mother - in a chilling split-second - realizes her daughter's life hangs in the balance.

Original title: Los Fantasmas
Original languages: Spanish

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: Ghosts

Ghosts (2009)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Christopher Andrews
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Manifested in:

Ghosts (February 24, 2009)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New Directions
ISBN: 9780811217422
Dimensions: 4.9 x 6.9 x 0.3 in
Pages: 144

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