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

Author: Mary E Lyons
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView 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
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Lyons
ISBN: 0684193337 9780684193335
OCLC Number: 39244096
Description: 88 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Gullah goblins. The hag --
The sea serpent --
Plat-eye --
Dead Aaron --
Ghosts. The mermaid --
The ghost and the watermelon --
Duppy ghost --
Monsters. Bloody bones --
The night doctor --
The big worm --
The three dogs --
Superhumans. Raw head, devil, and the barefoot woman --
Big sixteen --
Uncle Monday --
Little bald-headed.
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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