The Haunted History of New Orleans: Ghosts of the French Quarter

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This book chronicles one writer's journey to New Orleans, LA, and his quest to find the most haunted locations in the French Quarter. Tag along as he interviews eyewitnesses, historians, and tour guides in one of the most haunted cities in America, What mysterious secrets did he dig up in the dusty archives? Uncover some shocking facts about the Crescent City: how he encountered the wrath of a long-dead Voodoo Queen, had an amazing revelation about one of New Orleans' most famous haunted spots while standing at a Bourbon Street crossroads, and even got to experience his very own haunting, right in the middle of an interview. The Haunted History of New Orleans is not simply a collection of ghost stories, but instead is an experiential search for truth: a quest which will take you into the darker side of history. This book examines the amazing amounts of tragedy in the Crescent City, from the founding right up to present day. Over 35 photos and illustrations!

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This book is not only a painstakingly-researched collection of French Quarter ghost stories; it is also a narrative journey of what I found in New Orleans, from food to legends to music to the distinctive patois of the locals. I interviewed eyewitnesses and dug through musty archives to bring you the most complete book of New Orleans ghost stories on the market today. I hope you enjoy! --JC

About the Author:

James Caskey is a tour owner, licensed guide, historian, and author inSavannah, Georgia. In 2001, he founded Cobblestone Tours, a walkingghost tour based in Savannah, Georgia. The tour company has always beendevoted to telling the true history and real stories of Savannah. Thissearch for accuracy naturally led to the world of writing: Caskey'sfirst book, 'Haunted Savannah,' is a local best-seller, originallypublished in 2005. He's gone on to publish 3 more books: 'The HauntedHistory of New Orleans: Ghosts of the French Quarter' (2013),'Charleston's Ghosts: Hauntings in the Holy City' (2014), and 'St.Augustine Ghosts: Hauntings in the Ancient City' (2016).

He hasbeen featured on the top-rated Savannah episode of TV's 'GhostAdventures', as well as the Travel Channel, the New York Daily News, New York Magazine, Forbes Magazine, CNN, PBS, FSN, InFlight Magazine, theSouth Magazine, the Savannah Morning News, the Charleston Post &Courier, WSOK Radio, U.S. Airways Magazine, and local weeklyConnectSavannah.

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James Caskey
Published by Subtext Publishing (2013)
ISBN 10: 0988252902 ISBN 13: 9780988252905
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Book Description Subtext Publishing, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Stephen Davis; Elizabeth Wiglesworth (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0988252902

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