Ghost story / Peter Straub.

By: Straub, Peter, 1943-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pocket Books, 1980, c1979Description: 567 p. ; 18 cmISBN: 0671685635 :; 9780671685638Subject(s): Horror tales | Horror talesGenre/Form: Ghost stories. | Horror fiction.DDC classification: Fic LOC classification: PS3569.T6914 | G46 1980
Contents:
The Chowder Society : the October stories; Jaffrey's party -- Just another field, but what they planted there; Alma; The town -- Eva Galli and the Manitou; The town beseiged; The last of the Chowder Society -- Epilogue : Moth in a killing jar.
Summary: "In life, not every sin goes unpunished. For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth has come back to haunt them. Now they are about to learn what happens to those who believe they can bury the past -- and get away with murder. Peter Straub's classic bestseller is a work of "superb horror" "(The Washington Post Book World) that, like any good ghost story, stands the test of time -- and conjures our darkest fears and nightmares."
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"In life, not every sin goes unpunished. For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth has come back to haunt them. Now they are about to learn what happens to those who believe they can bury the past -- and get away with murder. Peter Straub's classic bestseller is a work of "superb horror" "(The Washington Post Book World) that, like any good ghost story, stands the test of time -- and conjures our darkest fears and nightmares."

Prologue : Driving South -- pt. 1. After Jaffrey's party. I. The Chowder Society : the October stories; II. Jaffrey's party -- pt. 2. Dr. Rabbitfoot's revenge. I. Just another field, but what they planted there; II. Alma; III. The town -- pt. 3. The coon hunt; I. Eva Galli and the Manitou; II. The town beseiged; III. The last of the Chowder Society -- Epilogue : Moth in a killing jar.

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