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Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes

Author: Walter Blair; Glen Rounds; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Coward-McCann, ©1944.
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The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blair, Walter, 1900-
Tall tale America.
New York : Coward-McCann, ©1944
(OCoLC)575271196
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Blair; Glen Rounds; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 166000
Notes: Map on pastedowns and endpapers.
Description: ix, 262 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Contents: Overcoming hardships, America gets discovered and settled --
Captain Stormalong, the revolution and clipper ships --
Jonathan Slick, southerners, Dutchmen and Daniel Boone --
Mike Fink, king of Mississippi keelboatmen --
Mike Fink, mountain man in the far west --
Davy Crockett, Tennessee settler --
Davy Crockett, soldier, congressmen and comet licker --
Johnny Appleseed, planter of orchards on the frontier --
Mose, New York fireman and California miner --
Windwagon Smith and the Santa Fe trail --
Feboldson and Bridger; western scientists --
Paul Bunyan, Northwoods lumberman --
Pecos Bill, king of Texas cowboys --
John Henry and the machine in West Virginia --
Paul Bunyan, scientific industrial in the oilfields --
Joe Magarac, Pittsburgh steel men --
"We've still got heroes."
Responsibility: by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds.

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The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others.

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