From Hell to Breakfast

From Hell to Breakfast

by Mody C. Boatright
     
 

 This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains African-American baptizings; adventures of a ballad hunter; Carrie-Dykes, a midwife; Big Sam and De Golden Chariot; tale of the two companions; Mexican Münchausen; some odd Mexican customs; legend of the tengo frío bird; leaves of mesquite grass; dancing makes fun; dancing makes rain; Indian

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 This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains African-American baptizings; adventures of a ballad hunter; Carrie-Dykes, a midwife; Big Sam and De Golden Chariot; tale of the two companions; Mexican Münchausen; some odd Mexican customs; legend of the tengo frío bird; leaves of mesquite grass; dancing makes fun; dancing makes rain; Indian sign on the Spaniard's cattle; ear marks; white Comanches; panther yarns; more about “Hell in Texas”; oil patch talk; Old Newt, the practical joker; moron jokes; the musical snake; the song of the little Llano; the threshing crew; and the low down on Jim Bowie. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574410990
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Series:
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society Series
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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