American Fantastic Tales
Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps
By Peter Straub
(Library of America, Hardcover, 9781598530476, 750pp.)
Publication Date: October 1, 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Peter Straub is one of America’s foremost authors of supernatural and suspense fiction. He is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the horror classic Ghost Story and The Talisman, which he cowrote with Stephen King. His latest novel, Black House—also written with King—is a #1 New York Times bestseller. A past president of the Horror Writers of America and multiple award winner, he lives in New York City.
Author Peter Straub knows a bit about terror. As the editor of the new two-volume set American Fantastic: Tales, Terror and the Uncanny, he spent two years researching the best — and scariest — American stories, dating from the age of Edgar Allan Poe to the present. More at NPR.org
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