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The wigwam and the cabin

Author: William Gilmore Simms; David Moltke-Hansen
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author's most significant collection of short fiction, taking as its subject matter the Southwestern frontier with all of its humour, violence, injustice, and beauty.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Gilmore Simms; David Moltke-Hansen
ISBN: 9781611170641 1611170648
OCLC Number: 828680407
Notes: "Cloth original published by Redfield, 1856"--Title page verso.
"Published in cooperation with the Simms Initiatives, a project of the University of South Carolina Libraries with the generous support of the Watson-Brown Foundation"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Grayling, or, Murder will out --
The two camps : a legend of the Old North State --
The last wager, or, The gamester of the Mississippi --
The arm-chair of Tustenuggee : a tradition of the Catawaba --
The snake of the cabin --
Oakatibbe, or, The Choctaw Sampson --
Jocassee : a Cherokee legend --
The giant's coffin, or, The feud of Holt and Houston --
Sergeant Barnacle, or, The raftsman of the Edisto --
Those old lunes! or, Which is the madman? --
The lazy crow : a story of the cornfield --
Caloya, or, The loves of the driver --
Lucas de Ayllon.
Responsibility: William Gilmore Simms ; critical introduction and biographical overview by David Moltke-Hansen.

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