The New England Grimpendium by J. W. Ocker


The New England Grimpendium by J. W. Ocker

A rich compendium of macabre historic New England happenings, this travelogue features firsthand accounts of almost 200 sites throughout New England. This region is full of the macabre, the grim, and the ghastly-and all of it is worth visiting, for the traveler who dares. Author J. W. Ocker supplements directions and site information with entertaining personal anecdotes.

Sections include:
  • Legends and personalities of the macabre
  • Infamous crimes
  • Killers and tragedies
  • Horror film locales
  • Notable cemeteries
  • Memento mori
  • Classic monsters
J. W. Ocker hosts the Web site Odd Things I've Seen where he chronicles his visits to various oddities of culture, art, and history. His writings have been featured in Rue Morgue magazine,, American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty, and Studies in Australian Weird Fiction. Ocker lives in Nashua, NH.
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
ISBN: 978-0-88150-919-9
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