By: Creighton, Helen. Edited with an introduction by Michael Taft and Ronald Caplan.
Price: $15.00 USD
Wreck Cove, Cape Breton Island, Breton Books: 1993
Seller ID: 27723
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good
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-tellin... View More...