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American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest / Hannah Nordhaus.

Nordhaus, Hannah, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780062249203
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarpercollinsPublishers, [2015]

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General Note:
Includes a Q&A section.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-320).
Summary, etc.:
"Hannah Nordhaus traces the life, death, and unsettled afterlife of her great-great-grandmother Julia, from her childhood in Germany to her years in the American West with her Jewish merchant husband. As she traces the strands of Julia's life, Nordhaus uncovers a larger tale of how a true-life story becomes a ghost story and how difficult it can sometimes be to separate history and myth"-- provided by publisher.
Subject: Nordhaus, Hannah > Family.
Ghosts > New Mexico > Santa Fe.

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