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Best-loved stories told at the National Storytelling Festival

Author: National Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling (U.S.)
Publisher: Jonesborough, Tenn. : National Storytelling Press ; Little Rock, Ark. : Distributed to the book trade by August House Publishers, ©1991.
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A collection of thirty-seven traditional and adapted folk and fairy tales, original tales, true narratives, and ghost stories, told at the annual National Storytelling Festival from 1973 to 1990. Includes information about the storytellers, the tales, and the background of the festival.
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Genre/Form: Tales
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Best-loved stories told at the National Storytelling Festival.
Jonesborough, Tenn. : National Storytelling Press ; Little Rock, Ark. : Distributed to the book trade by August House Publishers, c1991
(OCoLC)683196864
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling (U.S.)
ISBN: 1879991012 9781879991019 1879991004 9781879991002 1879991101 9781879991101
OCLC Number: 24283905
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The wish-ring / Martha Holloway --
The walkin' catfish / Doc McConnell --
The hole that will not stay filled / Kathryn Windham --
Could this be paradise? / Steve Sanfield --
The bee, the harp, the mouse, and the bumclock / Gwenda LedBetter --
A friend of my father / Maggi Kerr Peirce --
Orange cheeks / Jay O'Callahan --
The seal skin / Lynn Rubright --
Wicked John and the devil / Jackie Torrence --
Lincoln's famous beard / Lucille and Bren Breneman --
A bell for shorty / Jim May --
The woodcutter's story / Nancy Schimmel --
How Caedmon got his hymn / Robert P. Creed --
Cindy Ellie / Mary Carter Smith --Cap o'Rushes / Ellin Greene --
The legend of Charley Parkhurst / Hector Lee --
One day, one night / Joe Hayes --
Flowers and freckle cream / Elizabeth Ellis --
The princess and the dove / Mary Hamilton --
The first motorcycle in Black Mountain / David Holt --
Marie Jolie / J.J. Reneaux --
Carna and the boots of seven strides / Bill Harley --
The day the cow ate my britches / Ray Hicks --
Possum, Turtle, and the wolves / Doug Elliott --
Black hair / Brenda Wong Aoki --
The pinch-hitter / Michael Parent --
Morgan and the pot o'brains / Milbre Burch --
The innkeeper's wise daughter / Peninnah Schram --
Willie the bug-man / Susan Klein --
A fisherman and his wife / Carol L. Birch --
The two sons / Alice McGill --
Jack and the silver keys / Duncan Williamson --
C-R-A-Z-Y / Donald Davis --
The sword of wood / Doug Lipman --
The girl and the ghost / Laura Simms --
No news / The folktellers --
The wise shoemaker of Studena / Syd Lieberman.
Responsibility: selected by the National Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling.

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A collection of thirty-seven traditional and adapted folk and fairy tales, original tales, true narratives, and ghost stories, told at the annual National Storytelling Festival from 1973 to 1990. Includes information about the storytellers, the tales, and the background of the festival.

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