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Come go home with me : stories

Author: Sheila Kay Adams
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sheila Adams was introduced to storytelling by her great-aunt "Granny." This is a collection of tales ranging from stories of heroic mountain settlers to comic adventures of local drifters and tricksters, from magical childhood encounters to adult rites of passage. Native to Madison County, N.C., she has performed Appalachian ballads and telling of stories for over twenty years.
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Adams, Sheila Kay.
Come go home with me.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624417838
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Kay Adams
ISBN: 0807822434 9780807822432 0807845361 9780807845363
OCLC Number: 32276411
Description: xiv, 120 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: It's a sign --
Marking a trail --
Grubbing out the stump --
Granny Cloe --
The Easter frock --
Traitor --
George Foster and the haint --
The ghost dog --
The Christmas miracle --
Taking Jete home --
When Ma died --
You best not nod off to sleep --
A special dance --
Minnie laws and the German police dog --
Waterfalls and rainbows --
Come see the kittens --
Breaddaddy and the furriner. The mysterious language of the Lord --
Little Corrie and Otis --
Briar's baptism --
Anything to save a soul --
Bertha and the snake handlers --
Whatever happened to John Parrish's boy --
Off to Ivydale --
A ballad by a different name --
Cherry goes to a party --
Nellie's trip to D.C. --
In the works --
Answers to life's questions --
Granny's birthday --
Ending Granny's story --
Weather breeder.
Responsibility: by Sheila Kay Adams ; foreword by Lee Smith.

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A performer of Appalachian ballads and stories for over 20 years, Sheila Adams was introduced to the tale-telling tradition by her great-aunt - balladeer Dellie Chandler Norton. This collection of  Read more...

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