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Shoo-fly and other folk tales from upstate

Author: Donald J Sawyer
Publisher: Gloversville, N.Y. : Mayfield Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Stories and anecdotes told to the author by people living in the Adirondack foothills and the uplands of the Mohawk Valley.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald J Sawyer
ISBN: 0961368209 9780961368203
OCLC Number: 11428218
Description: xiii, 152 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Stories and anecdotes --
The story of Bull Run --
The Dominie --
More stories about the Dominie --
Sleigh ride for a corpse --
Nickname --
Keep turning --
Peggy tight hole --
A church from devil's money --
A fish house story --
Indian at the window --
The amah's prayer --
Tied to mother's apron strings --
The unfortunate pig --
Bill Strait, a vignette --
Once upon a time (an informative letter) --
Introduction to four stories --
The clairvoyant --
A calling --
The lady with a snake in her --
Shoo-fly.
Responsibility: by Donald J. Sawyer ; illustrations and cover by Walter Jerome.

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Stories and anecdotes told to the author by people living in the Adirondack foothills and the uplands of the Mohawk Valley.

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