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Ghosts, legends, and folk tales of the old west

Robert F. Turpin

Ghosts, legends, and folk tales of the old west

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    StatementRobert F. (Bob) Turpin
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 pages
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27154978M
    ISBN 101453669000
    ISBN 109781453669006
    OCLC/WorldCa864997968


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(Bob) Turpin. Ghosts, Legends, and Folk Tales of the Old West - This is a book that has something for everyone's reading pleasure: wandering souls, ghosts, floating apparitions, tales of buried and lost gold, and cold-blooded murders.

The Fort Washita story has more than its share of paranormal : CreateSpace Publishing. In the past two years Turpin has written and published five outstanding books about the Wild West. His newest book, Forgotten Ghosts and Legends of the Old West, is his second in a series of ghost books, and Mr.

Turpin has several more in the making which will be released in the near future for your continued reading A recent review /5(5). Ghost Stories of the Old West (as also Ghost Stories of the Civil War, and Haunted Highways) is in the style of recent TV series on haunting and the paranormal.

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