Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted

Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted

Eric Nuzum


At as soon as hilarious and exceedingly relocating, Giving Up the Ghost is a memoir of misplaced love and moment probabilities, and a ghost tale like no other.
 
Eric Nuzum is scared of the supernatural, and for solid cause: As a highschool oddball in Canton, Ohio, in the course of the early Nineteen Eighties, he grew to become confident that he was once being haunted through the ghost of a bit woman in a blue gown who lived in his mom and dad’ attic. it all started as a unusual premonition in the course of his desires, whatever that his fast diminishing circle of associates chalked up so one can get consciousness. It ended with Eric in a psychological ward, having it appears destroyed his lifestyles prior to it actually begun. the one factor that saved him from the threshold: his friendship with a lady named Laura, a classmate who was once equivalent components committed good friend and enigmatic overwhelm. With the type of unusual connection you could simply forge while you’re younger, Laura walked Eric again to “normal”—only to develop into a ghost herself in a sad twist of fate.
 
Years later, an absolutely functioning member of society with a very good task and relations, Eric nonetheless can’t stand to have any close doorways in his condo for worry of what’s at the different aspect. as a way to eventually confront his phobia, he enlists a few pals on a trip to America’s such a lot haunted areas. yet deep down he is familiar with it’s merely while he digs up the ghosts of his previous, particularly Laura, that he’ll locate the peace he’s searching for.

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