Ghost-hunting for dummies
Title
Ghost-hunting for dummies

Author
Bagans, Zak, 1977- author.

ISBN
9781119584759

Physical Description
xiii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Series
--For dummies.

General Note
Includes index.

Contents
The basics of ghost-hunting. Searching for spirits: why do we do it? -- The phenomenon of ghost-hunting -- Believing in ghosts and spirits -- What's the science got to do with it? -- Seeing the spirit world as entertainment -- Preparing to look for ghosts -- Investigating ghosts and hauntings. Researching the spirit world -- Where the ghosts are -- The ghost-hunter's toolkit -- The dangers of investigating -- Putting the paranormal research into action. Ghosts on film: using camera to capture evidence of ghosts -- Talking to ghosts -- putting it all into practice: the paranormal investigation -- Interviewing the haunted -- Authenticating the ghosts -- The mundane side of ghost-hunting -- When things go wrong -- Going beyond just a hobby -- The part of tens. America's ten most haunted cities and towns: Virginia City, Nevada ; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania ; New Orleans, Louisiana ; Hollywood, California ; Salem, Massachusetts ; Savannah, Georgia ; San Francisco, California ; Alton, Illinois ; Vicksburg, Mississippi ; Charleston, South Carolina -- Ten of America's most haunted places: Goldfield Hotel ; Washoe Club ; Crescent Hotel ; Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ; Queen Mary ; Pennhurst State School ; Bobby Mackey's Music World ; Winchester Mystery House ; Waverly Hills Sanitorium ; The Haunted Museum -- Ten signs your house is haunted--and what to do next.

Subject Term
Parapsychology -- Investigation.
 
Ghosts.
 
Haunted places.

Summary
Dive into the ghostly world of the supernatural with America's leading paranormal investigator. Inside, paranormal investigator, star, and executive producer of The Travel Channel's hit series, Ghost Adventures and founder of the award-winning Haunted Museum (Las Vegas' most popular attraction), Zak Bagans takes readers on an exciting journey into the supernatural world. With insider information on the history of ghost-hunting to learning about ghosts with all kinds of temperaments, Ghost-Hunting For Dummies is peppered with true accounts and stories from Bagans' famous cases and investigations. Featuring expert advice on picking a haunted location, setting up cameras, and dealing with unwieldy ghosts, this book shows how today's investigators use the tools of modern science to study a wide range of paranormal activity. --


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book133.1 BAG11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book133.1 BAG11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book133.1 BAG11Nonfiction Collection