Folk stories of the South
|Format:||Print Book 1972|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
ContentsAlabama: The first tale of Alabama ; Fearless Emma ; Don't drop into my soup ; Railroad Bill ; The face in the courthouse window ; How far is it to Jacob Cooper's? ; The battle of Bay Minette ; The smartest one in the woods ; False alarm
Arkansas: The Arkansas traveler ; How red strawberries brought peace in the woods ; The proud tale of David Dodd ; The bull didn't have a chance ; The sad-lovely end of Wilhelmina Inn ; The judge and the baseball-pitching Indian chief ; Sam Hudson the great ; In Arkansas stick to bears, don't mess with swampland skeeters ; The daring of Yellow Doc ; A tale of Steep-Stair Town ; The colonel teaches the judge a lesson in good manners ; The lost treasure
Florida: The great conjure-alligator-man of Florida ; Nobody sees a mockingbird on Friday ; The tale of Lura Lou ; Dixie, the Knight of the Silver Spurs ; Way deep down in the Okefenokee swamps ; The bridal chamber of Silver Springs ; Daddy Mention and Sourdough Gus
Georgia: The song of the Cherokee Rose ; Dan McGirth and his gray goose mare ; The tale of the daughters of the sun ; Georgy Piney-Woods Peddler ; The curse of Lorenzo Dow ; Hoozah for fearless ladies and fearless deeds ; Fearless Nancy Hart
Louisiana: The silver snake of Louisiana ; Fairy web for Mr. Durand's daughters ; The life of Annie Christmas ; Gray moss on green trees ; The bridal ghost dinner ; One pair of blue satin slippers and four clever maids ; The silver bell of Chênière Caminada ; Three great men at peace
Mississippi: The song in the sea ; The living colors of the Twenty-first ; The ghost wedding in Everhope ; The ring around the tree ; Tar-wolf tale ; Mike Hooter and the smart bears in Mississippi ; The sad tale of the half-shaven head ; Guess who!
North Carolina: The savage birds of Bald Mountain ; The white doe ; The tale of the hairy toe ; The revolution of the ladies of Edenton ; Nollichucky Jack ; Pirate Blackbeard's deep-sea end ; The ways of the Lord ; The man, the white steed, and the wondrous wood ; The mystery of Theodosia Burr
South Carolina: Shake hands with a Yankee ; The tragic tale of Fenwick Hall ; Emily's famous meal ; Chickens come home to roost ; Ah-Dunno Ben ; The tale of Rebecca Motte ; The perpetual motion in the sea ; Young Sherman and the girl from Charleston
Tennessee: Kate, the bell witch ; The best laugh is the last laugh ; Fiddler's rock ; Trust not a new friend ; Come and laugh with Bobby Gum ; The ghost who wasn't a ghost ; Big Sixteen ; The ghost the whole town knew ; The power of woman and the strength of man ; The gladiator, the belle, and the good snowstorm ; Beale Street folks
Texas: The Karankawa from the great gleaming oyster shells ; How Joe became Snaky Joe ; The white buffalo ; The ghosts of Stampede Mesa ; Only in Texas ; Texas centipede coffee ; Of Sam Bass ; Horse trading in Wichita Falls ; Lafitte's great treasure
Virginia: Hercules of Virginia ; All on a summer's day ; The merry tale of Belle Boyd ; Two foxes ; The black ghost dog ; Grace Sherwood, the woman none could scare ;
Thanks to Patrick Henry.
-- Southern States.
|Publisher|| New York :Vanguard Press,1972
xx, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm