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Ghostwriter and Ghost: The Strange Case of Pearl Curran & Patience Worth

In early 20th-century St. Louis, Pearl Curran claimed to have conjured a long-dead New England puritan named Patience Worth through a Ouija board. Although mostly unknown today, the resulting books, poems, and plays that Worth “dictated” to Curran earned great praise at the time. Ed Simon investigates the curious and nearly forgotten literary fruits of a “ghost” and her ghostwriter.

read more Ghostwriter and Ghost: The Strange Case of Pearl Curran & Patience Worth | The Public Domain Review.

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This entry was posted on September 18, 2014 by in History, Psychic.

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