Haunted Travels of Indiana by Mark Marimen

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Mark Marimen has for years been enmeshing readers in that special blend of myth, memory and experience that makes ghostlore something that—like these beautiful, preternatural phenomena themselves—refuses to be defined. He is enormously attentive to the history of the state’s many treasures: her people, her homes and institutions, her lonely roads and shorelines. At every turn, Marimen finds something lovely, something with a story untold, something precious. He treats Indiana’s history and, yes, ghosts, with the same tender care as one might handle a yellowed love letter, the threadbare frock of a long-dead child, or any of the dear mementos of days gone past. This delicious volume, Marimen’s latest transcript of the haunting of his state is—as his previous works—careful, revealing, elusive, transcendent: decidedly undefinable—and incredibly satisfying.
 

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Marimen grew up in Merriville, Indiana, the youngest of three children. Since graduating from Merriville High School, he has received an undergrad degree from Valaparaiso University and a graduate degree from Duke University. Ursula Bielski is the founder of Chicago Hauntings, Inc. A historian, author, and parapsychology enthusiast, she has been writing and lecturing about Chicago's supernatural folklore and the paranormal for nearly 20 years, and is recognized as a leading authority on the Chicago region's ghostlore and cemetery history. She is the author of six popular and critically acclaimed books on the same subjects, which have sold in excess of 100,000 copies. Ursula has been featured in numerous television documentaries, including productions by the A&E Network, History Channel, Learning Channel, Travel Channel, and PBS.
 
Published June 7, 2012 by Thunder Bay Press. 200 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Travel. Non-fiction

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