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Davy Crockett

Author: Constance Rourke
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1998], ©1934.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes Davy Crockett, whose hold on the American imagination was firm even before he died at the Alamo. This book shows the backwoodsman's transformation into a folk hero.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Davy Crockett
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Rourke
ISBN: 0803289677 9780803289673
OCLC Number: 38249360
Notes: Previously published: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1934.
Description: xvii, 276 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by Constance Rourke ; illustrated by James MacDonald ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Michael A. Lofaro.
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