The Legendary Pine Barrens: New Tales From Old Haunts [NOOK Book]

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In this collection of "new tales from old haunts," Paul Evans Pedersen Jr. delivers a literary feast for Pine Barrens enthusiasts and emerges as southern New Jersey's most exciting new storyteller in decades. There's something here for everyone—from offbeat explanations of natural phenomena, to unconventional takes on popular legends, to strange doings in mysterious towns and taverns. Throughout, you'll be entertained by a rogue's gallery of weird and colorful characters. Make no mistake about it: These are not ...
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The Legendary Pine Barrens: New Tales From Old Haunts

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Overview

In this collection of "new tales from old haunts," Paul Evans Pedersen Jr. delivers a literary feast for Pine Barrens enthusiasts and emerges as southern New Jersey's most exciting new storyteller in decades. There's something here for everyone—from offbeat explanations of natural phenomena, to unconventional takes on popular legends, to strange doings in mysterious towns and taverns. Throughout, you'll be entertained by a rogue's gallery of weird and colorful characters. Make no mistake about it: These are not your traditional Pine Barrens legends. Pedersen's 21 stories and three songs are inspired by South Jersey's rich folklore and his love for the Pines, but only his remarkable imagination could have produced a work as fresh and original as The Legendary Pine Barrens.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780937548776
  • Publisher: Plexus Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/24/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 589,189
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Born and raised in southern New Jersey, Paul Evans Pedersen Jr. fell in love with the Pine Barrens in 1962, on his first camping trip with Haddonfield’s Boy Scout Troop 64. In the dead of night, the campsite was visited by what Paul and his fellow campers—and, indeed, the troop
leader himself—believe was the Jersey Devil. Having survived the incident, Paul found himself captive to the many lures and charms of the Pine Barrens, and was inspired by its stories and songs to become a writer. Many a story flowed from Paul’s pen after a day or night spent exploring the swamps, sugar-sand roads, and out-of-the-way watering holes of the Pine Barrens. In addition to writing short stories, Paul is an accomplished songwriter, performer, screenwriter, journalist, and photographer.
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