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Raw head, bloody bones : African-American tales of the supernatural

Author: Mary E Lyons
Publisher: New York : Scribner's ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fifteen black and African-American tales of the supernatural from various states and several Caribbean countries. Includes commentary on black folklore in the New World.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Raw head, bloody bones.
New York : Scribner's ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)607819834
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Lyons
ISBN: 0069419337 9780069419333
OCLC Number: 23355961
Description: 88 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Gullah goblins. The hag (South Carolina Sea Islands) --
The sea serpent (South Carolina Sea Islands) --
Plat-eye (South Carolina Sea Islands) --
Dead Aaron (Charleston, South Carolina). Ghosts. The mermaid (Michigan) --
The ghost and the watermelon (South Carolina Sea Islands) --
Duppy ghost (Jamaica). Monsters. Bloody bones (Florida) --
The night doctor (Edisto Island, South Carolina) --
The big worm (Bahamas) --
The three dogs (Andros Island, Bahamas). Superhumans. Raw Head, devil, and the barefoot woman (Florida) --
Big Sixteen (South Carolina Sea Islands) --
Uncle Monday (Florida) --
Little Bald-Headed (Cape Verde Islands).
Responsibility: selected by Mary E. Lyons.

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Fifteen black and African-American tales of the supernatural from various states and several Caribbean countries. Includes commentary on black folklore in the New World.

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