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Peter Rugg, the Missing Man

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7
Page count: 12
Categories: Ghosts

Author

William
Austin

Appeared in

Stories to be Read Aloud to Children and by Children

Story Summary

Despite the coming storm, Peter Rugg and his little daughter tried to make it home to Boston, but didn't arrive that night or the next. For a long time after, on every stormy night, the wife of Peter Rugg would fancy she could hear the crack of a whip and the fleet tread of a horse.