Ghost Story Summary
Peter Straub

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Ghost Story Summary

Most of the central characters who provide unity to the novel's collection of stories are the members of the Chowder Society. They are, as the novel begins, old men who have lived in Milburn, New York, for most of their lives; they are conservative and care very much about the people and values of their town. By the end of the novel, their lone survivor, Ricky James, bands together with Don Wanderley, the...

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