UA Press re-releasing '13 Alabama Ghosts'

This is the classic book's first printing in hardcover. (Source: Amazon)
This is the classic book's first printing in hardcover. (Source: Amazon)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - The University of Alabama Press is releasing a keepsake edition of the beloved book "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey."

The book of ghost stories by Kathryn Tucker Windham and Margaret Gillis Figh first came out in 1969. It's only been available in paperback ever since.

The Tuscaloosa-based publishing house is now issuing the book in a 124-page hardback edition. The price is $30.

The new edition includes an afterward by Windham's children, Ben Windham and Dilcy Windham Hilley.

"13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey" includes rich historical details and folklore and is written in the tradition of Southern storytelling.

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