The White River Chronicles of S. C. Turnbo: Man and Wildlife on the Ozarks Frontier

The White River Chronicles of S. C. Turnbo: Man and Wildlife on the Ozarks Frontier

by KEEFE JAMES, James Keefe
     
 

This highly readable folklore collection of Silas Turnbo's evocative legends of the chase are told by the predatory first settlers of the southern frontiers.

Overview

This highly readable folklore collection of Silas Turnbo's evocative legends of the chase are told by the predatory first settlers of the southern frontiers.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A selection of the most representative and evocative folklore in the 2,500 pages of backwoods stories collected by Silas Turnbo toward the end of the last century. The themes of pioneer settlement, hunting and wildlife (by far the largest category), and the Civil War are reflected in chapter divisions though they were constantly intertwined by Turnbo throughout his chronicles. Includes 32 pages of photographs as well as maps and genealogies. The introduction is by W.K. McNeil. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557285621
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >