Brer Rabbit and the Briar Patch [NOOK Book]

Overview

In this Uncle Remus story, which is filled with fairly heavy dialect, the author tells us how Brer Rabbit uses his wits to convince his enemies, fox and wolf, to cast him into a patch of briars rather than to get even with him using a more conventional (and more successful) method. Only when the deed has been done, do fox and wolf realize they have been tricked.
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Brer Rabbit and the Briar Patch

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Overview

In this Uncle Remus story, which is filled with fairly heavy dialect, the author tells us how Brer Rabbit uses his wits to convince his enemies, fox and wolf, to cast him into a patch of briars rather than to get even with him using a more conventional (and more successful) method. Only when the deed has been done, do fox and wolf realize they have been tricked.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012466556
  • Publisher: Jeanne Gibson
  • Publication date: 5/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 865,592
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 116 KB

Meet the Author

Joel Chandler Harris, (1845-1908) started collecting materials for a series of books featuring the character of Brer Rabbit in the 1870’s. Mr. Harris had become familiar with many of the stories he wrote down during the time he worked as a printer’s devil for a newspaper run by Joseph Turnwold, who also owned a plantation using slave labor. In later years, he worked for other newspapers and magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post.

A number of other well-known authors such as Mark Twain and A. A. Milne have credited Harris with influencing their own writing careers.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2012

    Bad book

    This book is bad. It says it is 12 ppages but it is is only 4 pages. Rip off

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2012

    Do not buy

    This is not the book I remember as a child. This version is written in a southern ghetto ebonics.

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    Posted April 24, 2012

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