Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night

Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night

Title:Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781101443378
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:224 pages

The extraordinary true story of a Long Island household haunting that forced a respected writer to confront the truth about life, death, his childhood home, and his town's past....


    Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night Reviews

  • Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly

    I had seen a ghost once. I was around 17 at that time, sleeping beside my father inside our solitary hut in our farm and it was almost daybreak. My eyes still closed, I awakened and my thoughts wander...

  • Laurie Notaro

    fun, unkooky book about a haunted house on long island....

  • Laetitia

    As soon as I began reading this, I wanted to stop reading. I didn't stop because I hate abandoning books. I wanted to give Gary Jansen the chance to change my mind about Holy Ghosts. Obviously he didn...

  • Nancy

    Honestly, it was a fun book to read. "Fun" is a relative word but the author brings his personality into recounting the experience of having a haunted house. It's clear he doesn't fully buy into the "...

  • Julie Davis

    #83 - 2010.I received this review copy and in my "book sampling" mode began to read the first chapter. When I came to myself and looked up some time later, I had finished half the book. Easy to read, ...

  • Sandie

    Very much enjoyed this book! This author wrote about his own experiences at his own home with things that go bump in the night. Also, did an historical survey on what theologians through the decades h...

  • Jeff Miller

    I received for review Holy Ghosts: Or How a (Not-So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night and I am not quite sure what to make of it.For the most part I really enjoy...

  • Courtney

    3.5 stars.Gary Jansen, the books author moves with his young family into his childhood home. The house has had odd occurrences happening in it as far back as he can remember, so it doesn't seem odd at...

  • Caitlin

    I have a fondness for ghost stories of all kinds - fictional or non-fictional. I think we all love the idea of haunted houses, of being scared by something not quite seen, but felt. If nothing else, t...

  • Ovie

    I really enjoyed this book. The writing was, as many other reviews have stated, down-to-Earth and felt conversational. During some moments, however, I was almost afraid to turn the page! That is evide...