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September 29th, 2016 at 6:58 PM #23636AnonymousInactive
My recording of “The Book of Halloween” is only 2 hours and 31 minutes, so it’s a quick, fun listen. And it’s cheap, too – list price $6.95, Amazon price $6.08! Here’s the Amazon book description:
“A Vintage medley of spooky fascination and fun for every grown-up who still thrills to the sight of carved pumpkins, straw witches and the eerie promise of a full, golden moon crowning a crisp October night! In Ruth Edna Kelley’s The Book of Halloween, you’ll discover the roots of our modern Halloween holiday in the religious and cultural traditions of the ancient Celts, Irish, Scots, Welsh, Britons, Germans and other Peoples of Old Europe, while also catching an enticing firsthand glimpse of how the holiday was enjoyed during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, in both Europe and America. Filled with Halloween poems, games and tried and true ancient methods for divining the future, The Book of Halloween opens a captivating window onto the past of one of today’s most beloved holidays.”
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