Legends, Lore and Secrets of Western New York [NOOK Book]

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Like the region?s first inhabitants, the ?Cat People,? who made clothing from the mountain lions and panthers that they hunted, Western New Yorkers still savor the tradition of storytelling. Tales such as the ?Mail-Riding Mamma? of Chautauqua County, who carried both the post and her infant child above her head as she journeyed across perilously flooded creeks, and the Ossian Giant, who at age nineteen stood seven feet, six inches tall and weighed 385 pounds, are vividly narrated by Buffalo storyteller Lorna ...
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Legends, Lore and Secrets of Western New York

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Like the region’s first inhabitants, the “Cat People,” who made clothing from the mountain lions and panthers that they hunted, Western New Yorkers still savor the tradition of storytelling. Tales such as the “Mail-Riding Mamma” of Chautauqua County, who carried both the post and her infant child above her head as she journeyed across perilously flooded creeks, and the Ossian Giant, who at age nineteen stood seven feet, six inches tall and weighed 385 pounds, are vividly narrated by Buffalo storyteller Lorna MacDonald Czarnota. Listen to the whispered legends of spirits, heroes and traitors hidden in one of New York’s most captivating regions.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016737195
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/6/2013
  • Series: Legends , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,196,159
  • File size: 3 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    As someone who has lived in Buffalo most of my life, I learned s

    As someone who has lived in Buffalo most of my life, I learned so many things from this book. It was a fun read and a book I love to share with friends.

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