The Haunting of America : From the Salem Witch Trials to Harry Houdinin
In the tradition of their "The Haunting of the Presidents", national bestselling authors Joel Martin and William J. Birnes write "The Haunting of America: From the Salem Witch Trials to Harry Houdini", the only book to tell the story of how paranormal events influenced and sometimes even drove political events. Birnes, a "New York Times" bestselling writer and famed host of the History Channel's "UFO Hunters", and Martin, co-author of several books on psychic phenomena, including the national bestseller "We Don't Die", bring unparalleled expertise to this narrative retelling of American history. Together, the authors examine the political history of the United States through the lens of the paranormal. They unearth the roots of America's fascination with the ghosts, goblins, and demons that possess our imaginations and nightmares.
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 104.14 x 167.64 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
- 19 Aug 2011
- Tor Books
- United States
About William J. Birnes
JOEL MARTIN is nationally recognized as a paranormal expert and bestselling author. Since the early 1970s, Joel has been a rado talk show host. As a TV talk show host, he won the Cable Ace Award. As an investigative reporter about the paranormal & psychic phenomena, he discovered internationally renowned medium, George Anderson, and exposed The Amityville Horror as a hoax. Joel is also a network TV consultant about the paranormal and has made many TV appearances. WILLIAM J. BIRNES is "The""New York Times" bestselling co-author of "The Day After Roswell." He is the star and consulting producer of the History Channel's "UFO Hunters."