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Philadelphia Spiritualism and the Curious Case of Katie King

Philadelphia Spiritualism and the Curious Case of Katie King( )
Author: Hoover, Stephanie
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

In the wake of the Civil War, Spiritualism--and its promises of communication with the dead--reached its peak as grieving families hoped to reunite with men lost in battle. In the face of an uncertain future, people sought comfort in the messages of mediums, and for Philadelphians, that reassurance was found in Katie King. Katie was a spirit who materialized at the seances of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Holmes--or so attendees believed. For eight months in 1874, she captivated every level of...
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Detailed Subjects: Body, Mind & Spirit / Spiritualism
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds

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