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A FOLK TALE JOURNEY THROUGH THE MARITIMES., Creighton, Helen.  Edited with an introduction by Michael Taft and Ronald Caplan.

Author Name    Creighton, Helen. Edited with an introduction by Michael Taft and Ronald Caplan.

Title   A FOLK TALE JOURNEY THROUGH THE MARITIMES.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   Wreck Cove, Cape Breton Island Breton Books 1993

ISBN Number    1895415284 / 9781895415285

Seller ID   27723

249 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs. "These are the folk tales from Dr. Helen Creighton's life journey through the Maritime Provinces, collecting songs and ghost stories and old cures - and folk tales. Helen serves as our guide, introducing us to storytellers, setting the scene of the telling - and then she lets the person tell it as they told it to her. The feel of the kitchen and the fish shed still cling to these stories. Some are long, really miraculous folk tales - miraculous in detail and in that they managed to survive. Others are the brief riddle or the tantalizing quick-telling that a folklorist can expect along the way. Helen kept it all. And read as a whole, the reality and intensity of those smaller pieces reveals their value in among the more finished, well-told tales. (This) is a Maritime treasure." Interior - crease at bottom corner of page leaf 89/90, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump at top of spine, minor rubbing, minor soft crease at top corner of rear cover.

Laura  McNeil,  West  Pubnico,  Nova  Scotia,  Cinderella,  Souillon,  Enos  Hartlan,  Richard,  South-east  Passae,  Dan  MacPherson,  John,  East  Erinville,  John  Obe  Smith,  Glen  Haven,  White  Bull,  Salt,  Edward  Collicutt,  Canaan,  Strong  John,  Cottman  Smith,  Chester,  Misers,  Barns,  Caroline  Murphy,  Clark's  Harbour,  Cats,  Ducks,  Fundy,  Hedley  Doty,  Yarmouth,  Norman  McGrath,  Horace  Johnston,  Victoria  Beach,  Louis  Pictou,  Evangeline,  Lower  Granville,  Acadian,  Lillian  Crewe  Walsh,  Glace  Bay,  Neil's  Harbour,  Rory  Mackinnon,  Sugar  Loaf,  Fairies,  Devil,  Hector  Richard,  Tignish,  Norman  MacLeod,  Murray  River,  Joseph  McGrath,  Newcastle,  Jean  De  Calais,  Charles  Robichaud,  William  Ireland,  Elgin,  Wilmot  MacDonald,  Giants,  Buried  Alive,  Big  Claus,  Little  Claus,  Levy  Settlement. 

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