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By Jan Harold Brunvand

ISBN-10: 0815307519

ISBN-13: 9780815307518

ISBN-10: 0815333501

ISBN-13: 9780815333500

includes over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and laptop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and varieties; scholarly ways and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; spiritual ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries differ from concise definitions to specific surveys, each one followed through a short, updated bibliography.
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*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Alphabetically prepared
*Entries followed via up to date bibliographies
*Edited through America's best-known folklore authority

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