American ghost : A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest. / Hannah Nordhaus.
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- ISBN: 9780062249234 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
An award-winning journalist and author of The Bee Keeper's Lament attempts to uncover the truth about her great-great-grandmother—a ghost who haunts an elegant hotel in Santa Fe—in this spellbinding exploration of myth, family history, and the American West.The dark-eyed woman in the long, black gown was first seen in the 1970s, standing near a fireplace. She was sad and translucent, present and absent at once. Strange things began to happen in the Santa Fe hotel where she was seen. Gas fireplaces turned off and on without anyone touching a switch. Vases of flowers appeared in new locations. Glasses flew off shelves. And in one second-floor suite with a canopy bed and arched windows looking out to the mountains, guests reported alarming events: blankets ripped off while they slept, the room temperature plummeting, disembodied breathing, dancing balls of light.La Posada—"place of rest"—had been a grand Santa Fe home before it was converted...
Electronic reproduction. New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7057 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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