The Haunted: One Family's Nightmare. Robert CURRAN, Jack SMURL, Janet, Ed WARREN, Lorraine.

The Haunted: One Family's Nightmare.

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. x + 260pp. [ ii pp ]. Blue cloth spine lettered in gilt, white papered boards. B/w plates. The first edition of the story of one of America’s most terrifying true haunting’s which took place from 1974 to 1987 in the town of West Pittston, Pennsylvania at the home of Jack and Janet Smurl. The case received wide attention in the media and involved noted ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren. Although the house went through three exorcisms and investigations by demonologists it was said that the entity refused to leave. "The Haunted" was made into a popular movie in 1991. Touch of foxing to top-edge, otherwise a clean, solid VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (dust jacket has a tiny nick at top of spine, faintly discolored on rear panel). Item #49221
ISBN: 0312014406

Price: $60.00