Adams, Charles J., III

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ADAMS, Charles J., III

ADAMS, Charles J., III. American, b. 1947. Genres: Mythology/Folklore, Travel/Exploration. Career: Berks County Record, Reading, PA, editor, 1968-76; WEEU-Radio, Reading, broadcaster, 1976-. Reading Eagle-Times, chief travel correspondent, 1985-, and author of the biweekly feature "Berks the Bizarre." Exeter House Books, founder, 1982. Performer with rock music groups Milestones and Sound Reaction; songwriter and composer of musical arrangements for commercial advertisements. Publications: Ghost Stories of Berks County, 1982, Book Two, 1984, (with G.S. Clothier) Book Three, 1988; (with D.J. Seibold) Legends of Long Beach Island, 1985; (with D.J. Seibold) Shipwrecks Off Ocean City, 1986; (with D.J. Seibold) Shipwrecks and Legends 'round Cape May, 1987; Cape May Ghost Stories, 1988, Book 2, 1997; (with D.J. Seibold) Shipwrecks, Sea Stories, and Legends of the Delaware Coast, 1989; (with D.J. Seibold) Ghost Stories of the Delaware Coast, 1990; (with D.J. Seibold) Pocono Ghosts, Legends, and Lore, 1991, Book Two, 1995; Great Train Wrecks of Eastern Pennsylvania, 1992; (with D.J. Seibold) Ghost Stories of the Lehigh Valley, 1993; Pennsylvania Dutch Country Ghosts, Legends, and Lore, 1994; (with B.E. Trapani) Ghost Stories of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, 1994; (with D.J. Seibold) Shipwrecks near Barnegat Inlet, 2nd ed., 1995; Berks the Bizarre, 1995; A Day Away in Sovereign Country (travel book), 1995; Curtains (mystery), 1995; Mysterious Cape May, 1996; New York City Ghost Stories, 1996; Philadelphia Ghost Stories, 1998; Bucks County Ghost Stories, 1999; Montgomery County Ghost Stories, 2000; Ghost Stories of Chester County and the Brandywine Valley, 2001; Reading, Pa.: A Postcard History, 2001. Author and producer of safety education programs for Pennsylvania State Police. Address: Exeter House Books, PO Box 8134, Reading, PA 19603, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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