In this attractive 216 pg. trade paperback (the cover is by nationally-renowned jacket artist Wendell Minor), the authors have given voice to the many divergent--and equally passionate--points of view that surround ghosts and in the process created an intimate portrait of Cape Cod. In their own words, forty Cape Codders describe ghosts who descend staircases that no longer exist, kiss sleeping women, flip theater seats, fold laundry, and join musicians onstage. Among those sharing their stories are the former National Environment Coordinator, a scientist from the United States Geological Survey, a retired West Point professor and a Wampanoag Native-American educator. While seeking out only the mysterious, Gordon and Joseph instead met thoughtful individuals who related their stories with humor and insight. Their descriptions of often life-changing experiences are refreshingly frank and honest. Readers will respond to the joy, affection, humor, uncertainty, ambivalence, and other sincere emotions expressed in these accounts. Those who have experienced America's most beloved summer travel destination will find this collection much like the Cape itself--beguiling, indelible and timeless.