New PDF release: A Season with the Witch: The Magic and Mayhem of Halloween

By J. W. Ocker

Edgar Award-winning go back and forth author spends an autumn dwelling in a single of America's spookiest vacationer locations: Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts, could be the strangest urban in the world. A unmarried occasion in its four hundred years of history—the Salem Witch Trials of 1692—transformed it into the Capital of Creepy in the US. yet Salem is a seasonal town—and its season occurs to be Halloween. each October, this small urban of 40,000 swells to shut to part 1000000 as witches, goblins, ghouls, and ghosts (and their admirers) descend on Essex road. For the autumn of 2015, occult fanatic and Edgar Award–winning author J.W. Ocker moved his relations of 4 to downtown Salem to event firsthand a season with the witch, vacationing all of its old websites and macabre sights. In among, he interviews its leaders and electorate, its marketers and viewers, its road performers and Wiccans, its psychics and critics, making a photo of this exact position and the folks who experience, or in simple terms climate, its witchiness.

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