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Ghost Train

Author: Paul Yee
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd
ISBN: 1554982715
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This enhanced e-book, in celebration of Groundwood's 35th anniversary, includes a read-aloud feature of the story narrated by Molly Johnson. Winner of the Governor General's Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award This powerful, unforgettable and multi-award-winning tale is based on the lives of the Chinese who settled on the west coast of North America in the early 1900s. Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to North America to find work, Choon-yi has made her living by selling her paintings in the market. When her father writes one day and asks her to join him, she joyously sets off, only to discover that he has been killed. Choon-yi sees the railway and the giant train engines that her father died for, and she is filled with an urge to paint them. But her work disappoints her until a ghostly presence beckons her to board the train where she meets the ghosts of the men who died building the railway. She is able to give them peace by returning their bones to China where they were born.

Ghost Train

Author: Stephen Wyllie
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780803711631
Size: 41.80 MB
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Three ghostly apparitions search for a place to haunt before settling in the "Ghost Train" ride at an amusement park. Includes holograms.

Ghost Train To New Orleans

Author: Mur Lafferty
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0316221155
Size: 34.15 MB
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COULD YOU FIND A MUSEUM FOR A MONSTER?OR A JAZZ BAR FOR A JABBERWOCK? Zoe Norris writes travel guides for the undead. And she's good at it too -- her new-found ability to talk to cities seems to help. After the success of The Sbambling Guide to New York City, Zoe and her team are sent to New Orleans to write the sequel. Work isn't all that brings Zoe to the Big Easy. The only person who can save her boyfriend from zombism is rumored to live in the city's swamps, but Zoe's out of her element in the wilderness. With her supernatural colleagues waiting to see her fail, and rumors of a new threat hunting city talkers, can Zoe stay alive long enough to finish her next book?

The Ghost Train

Author: Arnold Ridley
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 9780573609329
Size: 71.54 MB
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Mystery/Thriller Arnold Ridley Characters: 7 male, 4 female Interior Set A long running success in London and on Broadway and packed with thrills, chills and laughter. In Maine near the Canadian border there's a legend of a phantom locomotive sweeping through a peaceful village leaving death in its wake. Rum and narcotic runners use this and the villagers' superstition to their advantage but a not as incompetent as he seems detective clears up the mystery of the specter and attendant deaths. His seemingly silly actions result in the apprehension of the evildoers and the little village and its station are finally at peace. For sheer, creeping mystery, it's a play without a peer.

Ghost Train To The Eastern Star

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547348584
Size: 80.78 MB
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Half a lifetime ago, Paul Theroux virtually invented the modern travel narrative by recounting his grand tour by train through Asia. In the three decades since, the world he recorded in that book has undergone phenomenal change.The Soviet Union has collapsed and China has risen; India booms while Burma smothers under dictatorship; Vietnam flourishes in the aftermath of the havoc America was unleashing on it the last time he passed through. In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Theroux re-creates that earlier journey. His odyssey takes him from eastern Europe, still hung-over from communism, through tense but thriving Turkey into the Caucasus, where Georgia limps back toward feudalism while its neighbor Azerbaijan revels in oil-fueled capitalism.Theroux is firsthand witness to it all, encountering adventures only he could have: from the literary (sparring with the incisive Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk) to the dissolute (surviving a week-long bender on the Trans-Siberian Railroad).Wherever he goes, his omnivorous curiosity and unerring eye for detail never fail to inspire, enlighten, inform, and entertain.

Ghost Train

Author: Anne Capeci
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
ISBN: 1561459666
Size: 48.84 MB
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It is 1926 in the remote camp town of Scenic, Washington, and Billy, Dannie and Finn have more on their minds than the upcoming Fourth of July pageant. When Billy finds a mysterious burlap sack containing a threatening note, he and his best friends have a brand new case to solve. Does the note have something to do with the mysterious, unscheduled trains that are moving through Scenic? The trail leads to a planned railroad heist of a special train that carries raw silk worth millions from the Seattle shipyards to the East Coast textile mills. But time is running out as the three friends frantically search for clues to the identity of the robber before the targeted "ghost train" passes through Scenic. Anne Capeci's latest book in this fast-paced historical series offers young readers a satisfying mystery, well-drawn characters, and an authentic portrait of the rough and tumble life of a western camp town in the 1920s.

Ghost Train

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Publisher: Tlc Pub Incorporated
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Though it's quickly fading with the continued proliferation of highways, the folklore of American railroading is full of ghostly legends. This new book brings those tales together for the first time. Ghost trains, ghosts along the tracks, haunted tunnels and stations -- they're all here, 90 ghostly tales of the rails illustrated, with period photographs and specially commissioned artwork. The stories come from all regions of the United States and include such famous legends as the Maco light, the ghost train of Marshall Pass, Lincoln's train and the ghost train of the Arizona desert. No matter where the reader lives, they'll find a tale close to home.

The Ghost Train

Author: Thomas Forbes
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1524595683
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One day at an abandoned train station opens the eyes of a young brother and sister to a new worldthe world of the afterlife.

The Great Railway Bazaar

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054752515X
Size: 67.85 MB
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First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature. Here Theroux recounts his early adventures on an unusual grand continental tour. Asia's fabled trains -- the Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Frontier Mail, the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur, the Mandalay Express, the Trans-Siberian Express -- are the stars of a journey that takes him on a loop eastbound from London's Victoria Station to Tokyo Central, then back from Japan on the Trans-Siberian. Brimming with Theroux's signature humor and wry observations, this engrossing chronicle is essential reading for both the ardent adventurer and the armchair traveler.