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The Resource American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest, Hannah Nordhaus, (eAudio)

American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest, Hannah Nordhaus, (eAudio)

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American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest
Title
American ghost
Title remainder
a family's haunted past in the desert southwest
Statement of responsibility
Hannah Nordhaus
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Contributor
Narrator
Language
eng
Summary
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. 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, and dancing balls of light. La Posada-"place of rest"-had been a grand Santa Fe home before it was converted to a hotel. The room with the canopy bed had belonged to Julia Schuster Staab, the wife of the home's original owner. She died in 1896, nearly a century before the hauntings were first reported. In American Ghost, 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
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Nordhaus, Hannah
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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Narrated by Xe Sands
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  • Sands, Xe
  • hoopla digital
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adult
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not applicable
Label
American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest, Hannah Nordhaus, (eAudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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rdacontent
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MWT11305218
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 37 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781494528164
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
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11305218
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MWT11305218
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest, Hannah Nordhaus, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11305218
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 37 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494528164
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11305218
Publisher number
MWT11305218
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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