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The people could fly : American Black folktales

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
Publisher: New York : Knopf/Random House, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
ISBN: 0394869257 9780394869254
OCLC Number: 23000723
Performer(s): Narrated by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton.
Description: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 18 min.) : analog + 1 book (xii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm)
Contents: He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit --
The peculiar such thing --
How Nehemiah got free --
The talking cooter --
John and the devil's daughter --
Tappin, the land turtle --
Papa John's tall tale --
A wolf and little daughter --
Better wait till Martin comes --
Little eight John --
Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby --
The people could fly.
Responsibility: told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.

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Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

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