The Jack Tales: Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians

By: Chase, Richard

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Humor, freshness, colorful American background, and the use of one character as a central figure in the cycle mark these eighteen folk tales, told here in the dialect of the mountain country of North Carolina. - Booklist These stories were collected and retold by the author. Fun tales of mischief and giants, and things that couldn't be explained. Populated with illustrations. 202 pages including an appendix and glossary. The cover has a 1" white line on it, and on the inside there is a gift ? Nscription. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Title: The Jack Tales: Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians

Author: Chase, Richard

Illustrator: Illustrated by Williams Jr. , Berkeley

Categories: Folk Tales and Myths,

Edition: Seventh Printing

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Houghton Mifflin Company: 1971

ISBN: 0395669510

ISBN 13: 9780395669518

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001469

Keywords: Folk Tales South Appalachia Tall Tales Folklore,