The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer by Joyce Reardon

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At the turn of the twentieth century, Ellen Rimbauer became the young bride of Seattle industrialist John Rimbauer, and began keeping a remarkable diary. This diary became the secret place where Ellen could confess her fears of the new marriage, her confusion over her emerging sexuality, and the nightmare that her life would become. The diary not only follows the development of a girl into womanhood, it follows the construction of the Rimbauer mansioncalled Rose Redan enormous home that would be the site of so many horrific and inexplicable tragedies in the years ahead. The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red is a rare document, one that gives us an unusual view of daily life among the aristocracy in the early 1900s, a window into one womans hidden emotional torment, and a record of the mysterious events at Rose Red that scandalized Seattle society at the timeevents that can only be fully understood now that the diary has come to light. Edited by Joyce Reardon, Ph.D. as part of her research, the diary is being published as preparations are being made by Dr. Reardon to enter Rose Red and fully investigate its disturbing history.
 

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Published February 1, 2002 by Hyperion. 252 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, War, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference. Fiction

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A mysterious and haunting spirit lurks within the walls of Rose Red, the setting for Stephen King's upcoming ABC miniseries tie-in by the same name. Built on a Native American burial ground in

Jan 07 2002 | Read Full Review of The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

Nights and Weekends

The Rimbauers—as well as Dr. Joyce Reardon, the book's editor—are fictional
characters. And the university at which Reardon teaches paranormal studies, ...

Feb 09 2013 | Read Full Review of The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

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