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Ghosts from Our Past : Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal - Erin Gilbert

Ghosts from Our Past

Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal


Published: 28th June 2016
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As seen in the upcoming Sony Pictures 2016 film Ghostbusters, the ultimate guide to identifying, understanding, and engaging with any paranormal activity that plagues you
Years before they made headlines with the Ghostbusters, Erin Gilbert and Abby L. Yates, published the groundbreaking study of the paranormal,Ghosts From Our Past. This criminally underappreciated book is now back in print, revised and somewhat updated for the new century.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Whether you're a believer or a skeptic, you'll find the information you're seeking right here in this extraordinary book, including:
·   The frightening childhood experiences that inspired Erin and Abby's lifelong passion for the paranormal;
·   The history and science behind ghosts and other supernatural entities;
·   An illustrated guide to Class I through Class VII ghosts;
·   Helpful sidebars like Is It a Ghost? A Handy Quiz, Ectoplasm Cleanup Tips, and more.
With this official Ghostbusters guide in hand, you'll be prepared for almost any spirit, spook, or spectre that comes your way. For the rest, you know who to call.

"The book in Ghostbusters is real and [it] will be your new fave summer read.... Whether or not you believe in ghosts, this book isn't one to pass up, especially if you're a huge Ghostbusters fan." --Bustle "A highly recommended purchase for Ghostheads.... The jewel among [the new merchandise] hands down." --Ghostbusters Wiki

"[Incorporates] plenty of the trademark Ghostbusters snark and wit that fans have come to love." --The Dallas-Fort Worth Ghostbusters

"Surprisingly well researched... Not only entertaining but a good resource for fans." --The NYC Ghostbusters

"A good understanding of the 'science' behind ghostbusting." --Positively Ghostbusters

"Spectral entries are real--and dangerous. If only I'd taken Drs. Gilbert and Yates's research seriously, I could have saved myself thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses." --Martin Heiss, former chairman of the Council for Logic and Data

"Unbelievably absurd." --Dr. Harold Filmore, head of the Columbia University Physics Department

"An imaginative work of fiction, written by two women I have most definitely never met. Are you recording this? Turn that off." --New York City's Mayor Bradley

ISBN: 9781101906002
ISBN-10: 1101906006
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 28th June 2016
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.27