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Doctor To The Dead

Doctor To The Dead

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by John Bennett
     
 

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"You ask for a story. I will tell you one, fact for fact and true for true...." So begins "Crook-Neck Dick," one of twenty-three stories in this beguiling collection of Charleston lore. Derived from African-American legends, these fables have entertained generations of Charlestonians with sheer storytelling magic.

To the delight of folklorists, students of

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"You ask for a story. I will tell you one, fact for fact and true for true...." So begins "Crook-Neck Dick," one of twenty-three stories in this beguiling collection of Charleston lore. Derived from African-American legends, these fables have entertained generations of Charlestonians with sheer storytelling magic.

To the delight of folklorists, students of Charleston history, and all those who love a good ghost story, this treasury returns to print in a new edition featuring previously unpublished photos of the storytellers who shared these remarkable stories with John Bennett.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570030406
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
793,231
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

John Bennett (1865-1956) was a novelist, artist, essayist, and poet of international acclaim who played a fundamental role in Charleston's cultural renaissance. His other books include the beloved children's story Master Skylark and The Treasure of Peyre Gaillard.

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